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This is part of a series of free, online Basic Algebra Lessons or Algebra I lessons.

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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

Algebra Worksheets

Algebra Games

This is part of a series of free, online Basic Algebra Lessons or Algebra I lessons.

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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