Solving basic equations & inequalities (one variable, linear)

This topic covers: - Solving one-variable linear equations - Solving one-variable linear inequalities
23 exercises available

Learn how to solve linear equations with parentheses using the distributive property. For example, solve -9 - (9x - 6) = 3(4x + 6).

An equation like ax+3x=bx+5 can still be solved for x even though some of the coefficients are variables.

Some of Sal's oldest (and roughest) videos on algebra. Great tutorial if you want to see what Khan Academy was like around 2006. You might also like it if you feel like Sal has lost his magic now that he doesn't use the cheapest possible equipment to make the videos.