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### Solving Two Step Equations

Equations can be tricky, and **solving two step equations** is an important step beyond solving equations in one step. Solving two-step equations will help introduce students to solving equations in multiple steps, a skill necessary in Algebra I and II. To solve these types of equations, we use additive and multiplicative inverses to isolate and solve for the variable.
**Solving Two Step Equations: The Basics**

This video explains how to solve basic two step equations.

Examples:

1. 2x + 3 = 9

2. 5x - 8 = 22

3. 9 - 2x = 23

4. -11 = 4x - 43

5. -15 = 5 - 5x

**Ex 1: Solving Two-Step Equations Using Integers**

This video provides 4 examples of how to solve two step equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers.

Examples:

4x + 7 = -21

-2x - 9 = -21

x/3 + 5 = -4

-x/2 - 9 = -2

**Ex 2: Solving Two-Step Equations Using Integers**

This video provides 2 more examples of how to solve two step equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers.

Examples:

12 - 3x = -3

5 = x/4 + 17

**Solving Two-Step Linear Equations**

Here we look at solving linear equations where we have to perform addition / subtraction as well as division / multiplication to solve.

Example:

Solve the following:

-4x - 14 = 10

**Solving Two-Step Linear Equations**
Example:

Solve the following:

9x - 4 = 77

-4 + n/5 = -8**Solving Two-Step Equations**

Five examples of solving two-step equations.

Examples:

b/3 + 13 = 11

9g + 11 = 2

t/4 - 10 = -6

-a + 6 = 8

15x + 3 = 48

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

Algebra Worksheets

Algebra Games

We also have videos, worksheets, and activities to help Algebra students.

In these lessons, we will learn how to

- solve basic two-step equations using integers.
- solve two-step equations using integers.

This video explains how to solve basic two step equations.

Examples:

1. 2x + 3 = 9

2. 5x - 8 = 22

3. 9 - 2x = 23

4. -11 = 4x - 43

5. -15 = 5 - 5x

This video provides 4 examples of how to solve two step equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers.

Examples:

4x + 7 = -21

-2x - 9 = -21

x/3 + 5 = -4

-x/2 - 9 = -2

This video provides 2 more examples of how to solve two step equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers.

Examples:

12 - 3x = -3

5 = x/4 + 17

Here we look at solving linear equations where we have to perform addition / subtraction as well as division / multiplication to solve.

Example:

Solve the following:

-4x - 14 = 10

Solve the following:

9x - 4 = 77

-4 + n/5 = -8

Five examples of solving two-step equations.

Examples:

b/3 + 13 = 11

9g + 11 = 2

t/4 - 10 = -6

-a + 6 = 8

15x + 3 = 48

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You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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