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

Linear programming is used daily in the real world to optimize the allocation of resources or activities to generate the most benefit or profit. Linear programming can take multiple factors into account into the thousand... 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 »

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 »

Basic algebra assignments focus on simple single-variable linear equations, including how to construct and solve them. Students then look at linear inequalities, equations with more than one variable and function. Before... More »