Two-Step Equation Worksheets (with Decimals)

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There are five sets of solving 2-step equation worksheets:

Examples, solutions, videos, and worksheets to help Grade 6 and Grade 7 students learn how to solve two-step equations (with decimals)

How to solve two-step equations?

There are three sets of solving two-step equations worksheets with decimals.

  • Solve 2-step equations (positive answers).
  • Solve 2-step equations (negative answers).

To solve two-step equations with decimals, follow these steps:

  1. Clear any decimals by multiplying both sides of the equation by a multiple of ten that will eliminate the decimals and results in a new equation with whole numbers.
    0.5x + 1.2 = 3.7
    Multiply every term in the equation by 10 (to remove the decimal point):
    (10)(0.5)x + (10)(1.2)= (10)3.7
    This simplifies to:
    5x + 12 = 37
  2. Solve the equation by performing the inverse operations.
    Undo addition: Subtract 12 from both sides of the equation:
    5x + 12 - 12 = 37 - 12
    5x = 25
  3. Undo multiplication: Divide both sides of the equation by 5.
    5/5 x = 25/5
    x = 5
  4. Check your solution by substituting it back into the original equation to ensure it satisfies the equality.

For example,
Solve Two-Step Equations with decimals

Have a look at this video if you need to review how to solve 2-step equations with decimals.

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2-Step Equations Worksheet #1 (positive answers)
2-Step Equations Worksheet #2 (negative answers)

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