Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables


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If your problem has five unknown values, how many equations do you need to work with?

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Solve for x.

4y = x

xy = 16


Solve for y.

4y = x

xy = 16

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This printable quiz and worksheet combo can be used at any time to test your understanding of multi-variable multiplication problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics discussed in this quiz will include:

  • The number of equations needed to solve a particular problem
  • Identifying which missing variable to solve for first
  • Steps for solving a multiplication problem involving variables

Skills Practiced

Use these skills while completing this quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections - review the lesson and use the strategies you've acquired to determine which variable should be found first
  • Problem solving - study a multi-variable problem and answer it based upon the strategies shown in the lesson
  • Interpreting information - examine a given problem and correctly interpret how to set up the equations for solving it

Additional Learning

Study the lesson entitled Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables to learn the strategies needed to solve these numerical problems. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Know what unknown values are
  • Use a logical method for determining which missing variable to solve for first
  • Examine sample multiplication problems involving two or more variables