# Solving Equations Using the Multiplication Principle Video

Instructions:

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### What does the multiplication principle tell you?

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### 2. Solve. x/6 = 3

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Understanding the multiplication principle is essential to understanding algebra, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of this important principle. These assets will provide you with some equations that you will need to solve.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

• The definition of the multiplication principle
• Solving equations by using the multiplication principle

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve basic equations using the Multiplication Principle
• Making connections - use understanding of the concept of 'balancing the scales' to understand that a person should multiply or divide on both sides of the equation depending on the problem
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding opposites in determining whether to multiply or divide on either side of the equation