Join Karin Hutchinson for an indepth discussion in this video Solutions: Solve equations with fractions, part of Learning Algebra: Solving Equations.
 These are the solutions…to challenge worksheet number eight,…which is solving equations with fractions.…Check your answers…and if any of your answers don't match mine…continuing watching this video…and I will walk you step by step…through every single problem.…Our equation for letter A is,…in this equation notice that you have fractions…and those fractions both have the same denominator,…they both have a denominator of 5.…That means that we can multiple all terms by 5…in order to eliminate the fractions.…
So I'm going to multiple both sides by 5.…And again, if you'd like to rewrite this…so that you can write the 5 in front of each fraction…I think that's a great idea.…So I'll leave a little space right in front of 4/5.…And then I will show that I'm multiplying…each fraction by 5.…So in the first term 5s simplify to 1…and I'm left with 2x + again,…my 5s simplify to 1 and I'm left with 4,…= 10 times 5, which is 50.…
So now my two step equation is 2x + 4 = 50.…I'm going to continue solving by getting rid of the 4…and we'll do that by subtracting.…
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Karin HutchinsonReleased
10/19/2015 Isolating variables
 Keeping equations balanced
 Solving addition and subtraction equations
 Solving multiplication and division equations
 Solving equations that involve the distributive property
 Solving twostep and multistep equations
 Solving equations with decimals and fractions
 Solving equations with variables on both sides
 Understanding literal equations
 Solving absolute value equations
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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Introduction

Welcome1m


1. Introduction to Solving Equations

Keeping equations balanced1m 30s

2. Addition Equations

3. Subtraction Equations

4. Multiplication Equations

5. Division Equations

6. TwoStep Equations

Solving a twostep equation1m 56s

7. Solving Multistep Equations with the Distributive Property

8. Solving Equations with Decimals

9. Solving Equations with Fractions

10. Solving Literal Equations

11. Equations with Variables on Both Sides

12. Solving Multistep Equations

13. Solving Absolute Value Equations

Conclusion

Next steps37s

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