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Algebra 1: Solving Linear Equations Word Probs 145

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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 74:29
  • Media: Flash video file
  • Use: Watch Online
  • Access Period: 90 Days
  • Posted: 08/05/2009

This lesson is part of the following series:

College Prep Math for Mature Students (21 Lessons) (21 lessons, $51.48)
Algebra 1 (13 Lessons) (13 lessons, $33.66)
Algebra Solving Linear Equations & Inequalities (5 lessons, $19.80)
Algebra Solving Linear Equations (4 Lessons) (4 lessons, $16.83)

This 74 minute algebra 1 lesson follows on from 135 Solving Linear Equations Part I to help you solve more difficult linear equations. Identities and word problems on the area of rectangles are also covered. This lesson will teach you how to solve:
- equations with the distributive property
- equations with multiplication of binomials (FOIL) like this: (4m^2) - 2(2m-3)(4m+1) = -4
- equations with special products like the difference of squares or perfect squares
- mixture problems
- identities
- word problems involving rectangles and squares

This lesson contains explanations of the concepts and 22 example questions with step by step solutions plus 6 review questions with solutions.

Lessons that will help you with the fundamentals of this lesson:
- 085 Fractions (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5074)
- 110 Basic Algebra Part I (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5060)
- 125 Multiplication of Polynomials (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5063)
- 135 Solving Linear Equations Part I (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5068)

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Algebra 1 math help lesson
Solving linear equations and word problems
Solve equations using the distributive property
Solve equations using FOIL
Solve equations using special products (difference of squares & perfect squares)
solve equations that are identities

Solve word problems on area of rectangles

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