 # Solving Multi-Step Equations - Fractions

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In this lesson, we will learn how to solve multi-step equations with fractions with variable terms on both sides.

### Solving Multi Step Equations

It can be difficult to understand solving multi step equations, but after learning how to solve one step and two step equations this is the final step in learning how to solve for a variable. Solving multi step equations is an important skill that involves using additive and multiplicative inverses and the variable that makes the equation true.

Steps to solving multi-step linear equations:
Goal: To isolate the variable on one side of the equation.
1. Clear fractions or decimals.
2. Clear parenthesis.
3. Get the variable terms on one side.
5. Undo multiplication or division.

Ex 1: Solve an Equation with Fractions with Variable Terms on Both Sides
This video provides an example of how to solve a linear equation in one variable with fractions and variable terms on both sides.

Ex 2: Solve an Equation with Fractions with Variable Terms on Both Sides
This video provides an example of how to solve a linear equation in one variable with fractions and variable terms on both sides.

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