Everyday budgeting and other financial issues often use linear equations. Linear equations involve two values that change according to a consistent pattern. More »

Quadratic equations govern many real world situations such as throwing a ball, calculating certain prices, construction, certain motions and electronics. They are most often used to describe motion of some sort. More »

Real-life examples of linear equations include distance and rate problems, pricing problems, calculating dimensions and mixing different percentages of solutions. One application of linear equations is illustrated in fin... More »

Real-life examples of linear equations include distance and rate problems, pricing problems, calculating dimensions and mixing different percentages of solutions. One application of linear equations is illustrated in fin... More »

To solve multi-step equations in algebra, you need to collect like terms, simplify the expressions and follow the order of operations to isolate the variable. Following the order of operations is vital, because other met... More »

Polynomial equations can be solved by factoring through the following steps. The first step is to write the equation in its correct form, which involves distributing the terms by removing all parentheses on both sides of... More »

To solve one-step equations, perform the correct mathematical operation to get the variable by itself, and perform the same operation on the other side of the equation. Solve the equation when the variable is by itself. More »