# Tag Archives: solving algebra equations

## Solving Equations – Onion Skin Methods

Image Source: http://s3.amazonaws.com If trying to solve math equations is driving you to tears, then “The Onion Skin” methods might help make your life a bit easier. It’s like a pair of goggles that will clear everything up for you, … Continue reading

## Two Step Equations I

Image Source: http://www.tynebridgeharriers.com In this lesson we look at solving two step equations using back tracking flowcharts. A typical two step equation is 2N + 5 = 11 We can use “Trial and Error”, (also called “Guess Check and Improve”), … Continue reading

## One Step Equations

Image Source: http://www.ibspro.net One step equations require one “opposite” operation to be performed on them, which then allows us to obtain the value of their unknown variable. The different types of one step equations and their opposites are shown below. … Continue reading

## Subtraction Equations

Image Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org In the image above, we have photographically reversed the picture of the basketballs. We did this to emphasize that working with equations involves making things the opposite to what they are currently. For equations which have a … Continue reading