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About this Lesson
 Type: Video Tutorial
 Length: 76:44
 Media: Flash video file
 Use: Watch Online
 Access Period: 90 Days
 Posted: 08/04/2009
This lesson is part of the following series:
College Prep Math for Mature Students (21 Lessons) (21 lessons, $51.48)
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Algebra Solving Linear Equations & Inequalities (5 lessons, $19.80)
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This 77 minute basic algebra lesson will introduce you to five types of word problems that are applications of linear equations. This lesson will show you first how to translate the words into algebra and then how to solve:
 number problems
 age problems (like “Kevin is 3 times as old as his nephew, Doug. Two years ago, Kevin was 5 times as old as Doug was 4 years ago. Find their present ages.”)
 coin problems
 mixture problems
 distance rate and time problems
This lesson contains explanations of the concepts and 20 example questions with step by step solutions plus 5 review questions with solutions.
Lessons that will help you with the fundamentals of this lesson:
 085 Fractions (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5074)
 105 Rules for Integers and Absolute Value (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5073)
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Algebra 1 math help lesson
Solving linear equation word problems
Solve number problems
solve age problems
Solve coin problems
Solve mixture problems
Solve distance, rate and time problems (drt problems)
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