Linear equation word problems

2 videos
1 skill
Now that we are reasonably familiar with what a linear equation is and how we can solve them, let's apply these skills to tackling real-world problems.

Linear equation word problem

VIDEO 5:59 minutes
Learn how to solve a word problem by writing an equation to model the situation. In this video, we use the linear equation 210(t-5) = 41,790.

Word problem: solving equations

VIDEO 2:02 minutes
Here's a nifty word problem in which we find the dimensions of a garden given only the perimeter. Let's create an equation to solve!

Linear equation word problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Practice writing equations to model real-world situations, then solve the equations to answer interesting questions about the situations.