 # Solving Linear Equations

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How to Solve Linear Equations?
How to solve linear equations that contain fractions and variables on both sides of the equation.
Examples and practice problems.
Solving Linear Equations - Applications
Learn to solve real life problems based on linear equations
Examples:
1. A dirt bike uses a mixture of oil and gas. The mixture uses 18oz of gas for every 1oz of oil. If the tank holds a maximum of 133oz, how many ounces of gas and oil are present when the tank is full?
2. The sum of three consecutive even integers is multiplied by 7, the result is 168. What are the three integers?

Solving Linear Equations - Practice Problems
Examples:
1. Farmer Heather's produce stand sells 8oz bags of mixed nuts that contain 35% peanuts. To make her product, she combines Lyle's mixed nuts, which contain 25% peanuts and Kevin's mixed nuts, which contain 45% peanuts. How much of each does she need to use?
2. Melvin left home driving eat 3.8 hours before Ralph. Ralph drove home in the opposite direction going 42.1 miles per hour faster than Melvin. After Ralph was driving for 1.2 hours the two were 279.3 miles apart. What was Malvin's average speed?

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