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# MAT0018 Additional resources - Oliver: Solving Equations

Additional resources that may prove useful to MAT0018 Developmental I math students

## Solving Equations - Primer

• Definitions:
q A Term is a constant or the product of a constant and one or more variables.

q If a term contains a variable it is called a variable term.

q A number multiplied by the variable is called a coefficient.

q A term with no variable is called a constant term.

• Equations can take 4 forms in this course.

1.  x + a = b

2. ax = b

3. ax + b = c

4. ax + b = cx + d

## Survey

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Equation type 1: x + 2 = 5: 1 votes (33.33%)
Equation type 2: 3x = 12: 1 votes (33.33%)
Equation type 3: 2x + 2 = 12: 1 votes (33.33%)
Equation type 4: 3x + 2 = 2x - 1: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

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