Solving Equations Using Both Addition and Multiplication Principles


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Which principle do we need to apply to solve this problem?

x/2 = 3

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Which principle do we need to apply to solve this equation?

x - 3 = 4



x + 2 = 7

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The addition and multiplication principles can really come in handy when your equation has variables. This quiz asks you to understand when each principle is needed, and then to apply them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This addition and multiplication principles quiz tests your ability to:

  • Understand the principle needed to solve a given problem
  • Solve a math problem that required the addition and/or multiplication principle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on solving equations with addition and multiplication principles
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider which principle needs to be applied when given an equation
  • Problem solving - calculate a series of problems that involve addition and multiplication principles

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Solving Equations Using Both Addition and Multiplication Principles will provide more information about this subject. It covers the following objectives:

  • Define the addition principle
  • Explain how to use the multiplication principle
  • Study sample problems