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Linear equations which can be solved with a single operation are called one-step linear equations. In this section, we will try to solve one-step linear equations represented in diagrams and in equation form.

Related 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,

- 1.What is the equation represented by each diagram?a)

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c)

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- 2.Solve.a)$- 4x = 56$b)$3x = - 24$c)$\frac{x}{5} = - 7$d)$- 2 = \frac{x}{{ - 10}}$
- 3.Betty is baking 5 cakes and has 2 cups of icing sugar to decorate the cakes. If there is 40 g of icing sugar in each cup, how much icing sugar can Betty use for each cake?a)What is the equation that represents the situation?b)Solve the equation.

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Solving Linear Equations

16.1

Model and solve one-step linear equations: $ax = b$, $\frac{x}{a} = b$

16.2

Solving two-step linear equations using addition and subtraction: $ax + b = c$

16.3

Solving two-step linear equations using multiplication and division: $\frac{x}{a} + b = c$

16.4

Solving two-step linear equations using distributive property: $\;a\left( {x + b} \right) = c$

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Model and solve one-step linear equations: $ax = b$, $\frac{x}{a} = b$

16.2

Solving two-step linear equations using addition and subtraction: $ax + b = c$

16.3

Solving two-step linear equations using multiplication and division: $\frac{x}{a} + b = c$

16.4

Solving two-step linear equations using distributive property: $\;a\left( {x + b} \right) = c$