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We always encounter situations that can be expressed in linear equations. Watch this lesson and learn how to solve linear equations word problems.

Basic Concepts:Solving linear equations using multiplication and division, Solving two-step linear equations: $ax + b = c$, ${x \over a} + b = c$, Solving linear equations using distributive property: $a(x + b) = c$, Solving linear equations with variables on both sides,

Basic Concepts:Money related questions in linear equations, Unknown number related questions in linear equations, Distance and time related questions in linear equations, Rectangular shape related questions in linear equations,

- 1.Find the equation of a line parallel to 3x + 5y = 9 with the same y-int as 4x -5y = 12
- 2.Find the equation of a line perpendicular to 3x + 4y = 12 with the same x-int as 2x - 6y = 0
- 3.Lines A & B are perpendicular and have the same x-int. The equation of line A is x + 2y - 4 = 0. Determine the y-int of line B.
- 4.Alex bought 144 bagels for $80. His profit was $75 once he had sold 100 bagels. Find the equation that represents Alex's profit P as a function of the number sold, n?
- 5.A super computer still has the value of $80,000 after two years, and $50,000 after four years. Determine the purchase price of the super computers
- 6.A house was purchased for $500,000. The owner expects the house to double in value in the next 12 years. Find the appreciation equation.
- 7.The total cost of a car is the sum of the selling price, plus a sales tax of 5%, plus a $100 environmental fee.

i) Express the total cost of the car as a linear function of the selling price.

ii) What is the total cost of a car that sells for $56,000?

iii)What is the selling price of a car whose total cost was $72,000?

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Linear Equations

24.1

Introduction to linear equations

24.2

Introduction to nonlinear equations

24.3

Special case of linear equations: Horizontal lines

24.4

Special case of linear equations: Vertical lines

24.5

Parallel line equation

24.6

Perpendicular line equation

24.7

Combination of both parallel and perpendicular line equations

24.8

Applications of linear equations

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Introduction to linear equations

24.2

Introduction to nonlinear equations

24.3

Special case of linear equations: Horizontal lines

24.4

Special case of linear equations: Vertical lines

24.5

Parallel line equation

24.6

Perpendicular line equation

24.7

Combination of both parallel and perpendicular line equations

24.8

Applications of linear equations