Multi-step equations with distribution

4 videos
1 skill
Apply the distributive property to solve more complex equations with variables on both sides.

How to solve an equation using the distributive property

VIDEO 6:04 minutes
Sal solves the equation -9 - (9x - 6) = 3(4x + 6) using the distributive property.

Ex 1: Distributive property to simplify

VIDEO 15:01 minutes
Let's do a few examples (including a word problem) in which we put the distributive property to work solving multi-step equations.

Ex 2: Distributive property to simplify

VIDEO 5:46 minutes
Fine tuning our skills as we tackle more equations in which we utilize the distributive property.

Ex 3: Distributive property to simplify

VIDEO 9:28 minutes
The power of the distributive property allows us to solve these examples equations (and a word problem).

Multi-step equations with distribution

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Practice solving equations with variables on both sides. The problems require you to apply the distributive property.