2-Step Equations

How You Solve 2-Step Equations

There are 2 steps to solving 2-step equations.

Step 1

Step 1 is get rid of the middle number by subtracting it from both sides.

Ex: 3x + 2 = 17

               

 

Step 2

Step 2 is isolate the variable and divide both numbers.

Ex: 3x = 15

       

    

Example video

      

Example problems

1.  4x + 1 = 9

2. 10x + 4 = 24

3. 14x +12 = 40

4. 6x + 4 = 22

5. 9x + 3 = 21

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