Solving Basic Equations Part Two

Some equations require inverses of multiplication and division. Solving equations use inverse operations to isolate the variable. The video shows how to solve one-step equations involving multiplication and division and works several examples.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Review how inverses play a role in solving addition and subtraction equations
  • Provide practice solving equations using fractions and decimals
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be comfortable with multiplication and division
Pros

  • Reviews fraction multiplication needed to solve division equations
  • Shows how to solve a problem in which the variable is in the denominator
Cons

  • None