Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations

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If we have four variables, then how many equations will we have in our system of linear equations?

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1. Which variable in which equation needs to be eliminated in order to solve this system using Gaussian elimination?

2. Solve the following system of equations.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of how to solve simultaneous linear equations. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include identifying linear equations and solving systems using Gaussian elimination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify number of equations in a given system of linear equations
  • Solving given equations
  • Eliminating variables in given equations

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Gaussian elimination in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge on how to solve simultaneous linear equations practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding variables and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to solve simultaneous linear equations, review the lesson Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations which covers the following objectives:

  • Define simultaneous linear equations
  • Finding solutions to equations
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