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Ch 7: Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 7: Solving Equations & Inequalities

About This Chapter

The Solving Equations & Inequalities chapter of this Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with solving equations and inequalities. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Solving Equations & Inequalities textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Prentice Hall Solving Equations & Inequalities chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the equations and inequalities topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • The process of solving equations in multiple steps
  • Solving algebraic equations in word problems by using multiple steps
  • Solving equations that include decimals and fractions
  • The process for writing linear equations
  • The combining of like terms when working with algebraic expressions
  • Solving two-variable inequalities
  • Linear equations that have literal coefficients
  • The processes for calculating interest problems
  • Compounding interest formulas

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8 Lessons in Chapter 7: Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 7: Solving Equations & Inequalities
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Solve Equations with Multiple Steps

1. How to Solve Equations with Multiple Steps

In algebra, when you want to solve an equation for a particular variable, you will need to perform multiple steps that include adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. Watch this video lesson to learn the order you need to do these steps.

How to Solve Multi-Step Algebra Equations in Word Problems

2. How to Solve Multi-Step Algebra Equations in Word Problems

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve word problems like a pro. Learn how to setup your problem, write your equations and then solve your equations to find your answer.

How to Solve Multi-Step Equations with Fractions & Decimals

3. How to Solve Multi-Step Equations with Fractions & Decimals

Fractions and decimals can definitely be annoying when you're trying to solve multi-step equations. In this lesson, we'll figure out how to get them out of the way, allowing us to solve the equations more easily.

How to Write a Linear Equation

4. How to Write a Linear Equation

Simply knowing how to take a linear equation and graph it is only half of the battle. You should also be able to come up with the equation if you're given the right information.

Combining Like Terms in Algebraic Expressions

5. Combining Like Terms in Algebraic Expressions

When you have an algebraic expression that's much too long, it would be great if you could simplify it. That's when knowing how to combine like terms comes in. In this lesson, we'll learn the process of combining like terms and practice simplifying expressions.

Solving Linear Equations with Literal Coefficients

6. Solving Linear Equations with Literal Coefficients

In this lesson, we'll literally learn about literal coefficients. We'll look at how to solve linear equations that contain literal coefficients and practice solving several problems.

How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

7. How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

If you want to know how your money can earn money, then it's essential to learn about solving interest problems. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating interest amounts and interest rates.

Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

8. Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Compound interest is a great way to have your money work for you. In this lesson, find out the formula for calculating compound interest and practice using the formula with several examples.

Chapter Practice Exam
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