Linear equations may be solved by isolating the variable or variables. Solving linear equations involves undoing whatever operations have been done to the variable and putting the variable alone on one side of the equal ... More »

Linear algebra originated as the study of linear equations and the relationship between a number of variables. Linear algebra specifically studies the solution of simultaneous linear equations. More »

The parent function for the linear equation is y = x. In general terms, the parent function provides a template for the range and the domain, which holds true for other equations within the family. More »

Linear algebra originated as the study of linear equations and the relationship between a number of variables. Linear algebra specifically studies the solution of simultaneous linear equations. More »

Linear graphs represent the behavior of dependent variables that sit along a straight line with regard to independent variables, while nonlinear graphs represent variables that don't. Common functions that result in nonl... More »

To solve equations with variables on both sides, move the constants to the right side of the equation, simplify, move the variables to the left side and simplify. If the variable is negative, multiply both sides by -1 to... More »

Multistep equations with variables on both sides include 4x + 3 = 8x + 6, 2y + 7 = 4y - 2, 2x + 3y = 4(x - 1) + 2y and 3z(x + 4) = 2z + 3xy. Each equation is solved by moving terms from one side of the equal sign to the ... More »