TACHS Math : Linear equations

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Linear Equations

What value of makes this a true statement?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


Isolate the on the left side of the equation by performing the same steps on both sides. These steps should be the opposite of the operations performed on .

Multiplication precedes addition in the order of operations, so reverse the addition of 16 by subtracting 16 from both sides:

Now reverse multiplication by 2 by dividing by 2:

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