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Linear equation word problems
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.
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.
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!
Practice writing equations to model real-world situations, then solve the equations to answer interesting questions about the situations.