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# Linear-Equations - Linear Equations A linear equation in...

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From MathMotivation.com – Permission Granted For Use and Modification For Non-Profit Purposes Linear Equations A linear equation in one variable is any equation of that may be written in the form Ax + B = C where A, B, and C are real number coefficients and x represents any real number that is a solution. Another way to define a linear equation in one variable is that the equation may always be written so that all the terms are either constants or some multiple of the variable raised to only the first power. Examples: 3(x - 3) = 2x + 5 is a linear equation since when we multiply out the left side we get the equation 3x - 9 = 2x + 5. 3/x + 4 = 5 is not a linear equation since the term 3/x is the same as 3x -1 , a term with power other than 1. Method To Solve Linear Equations: To solve linear equations, remember to do the following: Apply the Distributive Property , if needed, to multiply out all quantities. Then Combine Like Terms . Note: If there are fractions, apply the

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## This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ANTHRO 101 taught by Professor Crandall during the Fall '09 term at BYU.

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