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

Real world uses for linear functions include solving problems and finding unknowns in engineering, economics and finances. A linear function describes a gradual rate of change, either positive or negative. When drawn, it... 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 »

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 »

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Linear equations are used to solve problems involving distance, speed and time, especially in transportation and travel. They are also used to solve problems of weight, mass and density. 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 »

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 »