# Solving One- and Two-Step Equations

### Popular Tutorials in Solving One- and Two-Step Equations

#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation by Multiplying by -1?

Got a negative variable in an equation? Want to get rid of that negative sign? This tutorial shows you how by using the multiplication property of -1!

#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation by Combining Like Terms?

Trying to solve an equation where you see the same variable more than once? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial!

#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation by Multiplying by -1 First?

Got a negative variable in an equation? Want to get rid of that negative sign? This tutorial shows you how by using the multiplication property of -1!

#### How Do You Simplify an Expression?

Simplifying an algebraic expression is a fundamental part of solving math problems. Get some practice putting an expression in simplest form by following along with this tutorial.

#### How Do You Use the Distributive Property?

In this tutorial you'll see how to apply the distributive property. Remember that this is important when you are trying to simplify an expression and get rid of parentheses!

#### What are Like Terms?

Combining like terms together is a key part of simplifying mathematical expressions, so check out this tutorial to see how you can easily pick out like terms from an expression

#### What is Simplest Form?

Sometimes what's simple for some is hard for others, and so simple seems like a pretty subjective word. But when it comes to algebra, the simplest form of an expressions is very well defined and is very specific- there's really nothing that subjective about it. So watch this tutorial and see exactly what simplest form means!

#### What is the Distributive Property?

The distributive property is a very deep math principle that helps make math work. It's the rule that lets you expand parentheses, and so it's really critical to understand if you want to get good at simplifying expressions. So check out the tutorial and let us know what you think!

#### What's a Coefficient?

There is a bunch of vocabulary that you just need to know when it comes to algebra, and coefficient is one of the key words that you have to feel 100% comfortable with. Check out the tutorial and let us know if you want to learn more about coefficients!

#### What's the Subtraction Property of Equality?

Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the subtraction property of equality, and it lets you subtract the same number from both sides of an equation. Watch the video to see it in action!

#### What's the Addition Property of Equality?

Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the addition property of equality, and it lets you add the same number to both sides of an equation. Watch the video to see it in action!

#### What's the Multiplication Property of Equality?

Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the multiplication property of equality, and it lets you multiply both sides of an equation by the same number. Watch the video to see it in action!

#### How Do You Solve a Word Problem with an Equation Using Addition?

Word problems are a great way to see math in action! See how to translate a word problem into an equation, solve to find the answer, and check your found answer all in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve an Equation Using Addition?

Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve a Word Problem with an Equation Using Subtraction?

Word problems are a great way to see math in action! See how to translate a word problem into an equation, solve to find the answer, and check your found answer all in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve a Word Problem with an Equation Using Multiplication?

Working with word problems AND fractions? This tutorial shows you how to take a word problem and translate it into a mathematical equation involving fractions. Then, you'll see how to solve and get the answer. Check it out!

#### How Do You Solve an Equation Using Multiplication?

Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve a Word Problem with an Equation Using Division?

Word problems are a great way to see math in action! See how to translate a word problem into an equation, solve to find the answer, and check your found answer all in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve an Equation by Guessing and Checking?

Want to solve an equation by guessing and checking possible answers? Then this tutorial is for you! Make sure to pay close attention to the strategy involved in guessing and checking!

#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation With a Negative Variable Term?

Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve an Equation Using Division?

Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.

#### How Do You Solve an Equation Using Subtraction?

Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.

#### What's the Division Property of Equality?

Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the division property of equality, and it lets you divide both sides of an equation by the same number. Watch the video to see it in action!

#### What is a Constant?

Constants are parts of algebraic expressions that don't change. Check out this tutorial to see exactly what a constant looks like and why it doesn't change.

#### What is a Term in a Polynomial?

Polynomials are those expressions that have variables raised to all sorts of powers and multiplied by all types of numbers. When you work with polynomials you need to know a bit of vocabulary, and one of the words you need to feel comfortable with is 'term'. So check out this tutorial, where you'll learn exactly what a 'term' in a polynomial is all about.

#### How Do You Use the Distributive Property to Rewrite and Solve an Addition Problem?

Did you know you can solve an addition problem using the distributive property? This tutorial shows you how to do exactly that!

#### How Do You Add Variables that Are the Same?

Variables are a big part of algebra, so it's good to be comfortable working with them! In this tutorial, you'll see how to combine variables that are alike.

#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation?

Becoming a pro at solving equations takes practice! Follow along with this tutorial to see an example of solving an equation for a variable.

#### How Do You Add Like Terms?

If you work with variables, you need to know how to add like variables together. This tutorial shows you exactly that! Follow along and see how to add like terms together.

#### How Do You Subtract Like Terms?

Subtracting like terms is a lot like subtracting numbers! This tutorial shows you how to perform subtractions with like terms.

#### What are Inverse Operations?

Did you know that addition is the opposite of subtraction and that division is the opposite of multiplication? In fact, these opposite operations will undo each other! These types of operations are called inverse operations. Get a great look at inverse operations with this tutorial!

#### What is an Equation?

In order to tackle the challenging topics, you first need to know the basics. Equations are the start of some very fun and challenging math problems. Watch this tutorial to learn about equations!

#### What is a Solution to an Equation?

When you get an equation, usually you want to solve it and find the answer. This tutorial explains what it means to find the solution to an equation. Take a look!