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Ch 24: MTEL Math: Systems of Linear Equations

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Getting help from us gives you the chance to review a chapter that contains useful insights that will help you do well on the MTEL Math exam. The chapter covers systems of linear equations and ways to solve them.

MTEL Math: Systems of Linear Equations - Chapter Summary

Take a look through the video lessons in this chapter to review strategies that will be helpful for the MTEL Math exam. Some topics that you will review include:

  • How to use a system of equations
  • Using graphing to solve a system of equations
  • Solving a system of equations with substitution and elimination
  • Solving a linear system in three variables with a solution and without a solution

Tackling these math topics is made easy thanks to our lessons' video format. These lessons, short multiple-choice quizzes and other study aids will help you review systems of linear equations in a fun and efficient manner.

MTEL Math: Systems of Linear Equations Chapter Objectives

Taking and passing the MTEL Math exam is one of the requirements for earning a license to teach math in Massachusetts. Featuring different subareas, this exam will assess your knowledge of different linear equation principles. The topics in this chapter are included in subarea 2, Patterns, Relations and Algebra, which comprises 23% of the entire test.

The questions on this subarea are multiple-choice, and you might also have to answer open-response questions. Our video lessons will take you through different theorems and methods for working with linear equations rather quickly. You can also reach out and get help from our instructors if you are struggling with a topic.

8 Lessons in Chapter 24: MTEL Math: Systems of Linear Equations
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What is a System of Equations?

1. What is a System of Equations?

So what happens if we want to compare more than one equation? Welcome to a 'system' of equations! Learn what one is, how to solve them and when they come up in real life.

How Do I Use a System of Equations?

2. How Do I Use a System of Equations?

There are a few classic algebra word problems, such as the one about two trains traveling at different speeds. In this lesson, you'll learn how to take a word problem and convert it into the system of equations that will allow you to find the answer using either substitution or elimination.

How to Solve a System of Equations by Graphing

3. How to Solve a System of Equations by Graphing

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve a system of equations by graphing. Learn when you have a solution and when you don't. Also learn how easy the solution is to spot.

How to Solve a System of Equations by Substitution

4. How to Solve a System of Equations by Substitution

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve a system of equations by using the substitution method. Learn the key to using the substitution method and take a quiz to practice your new skills.

How to Solve a System of Equations by Elimination

5. How to Solve a System of Equations by Elimination

After watching this video lesson, you will have learned how to solve a system of equations by using the elimination method. You will learn what is being eliminated and how to do it so that you end with your solution.

How to Solve a System of Linear Equations in Two Variables

6. How to Solve a System of Linear Equations in Two Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve a system of linear equations in two variables by using the substitution method. Learn how easy it is to use on any linear system in two variables.

How to Solve a Linear System in Three Variables With a Solution

7. How to Solve a Linear System in Three Variables With a Solution

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve a linear system in three variables using the elimination method. Learn the simple operations that are needed to solve your system.

How to Solve a Linear System in Three Variables With No or Infinite Solutions

8. How to Solve a Linear System in Three Variables With No or Infinite Solutions

In this video lesson, you will learn to recognize when a linear system has no solution or an infinite number of solutions. You will also learn how to go about solving each of these types of systems.

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