Algebra 1 2-4 Guided Practice: Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

by Matthew Richardson

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Solve It! The diagram gives information about the populations of two towns. After how many years will the populations be equal?

Enter only a number.

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Solve It! Explain how you found your response to the previous item.

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Problem 1 Got It? What is the solution of the equation?

12

3

-4

-6

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Problem 1 Got It? Solve the equation from problem 1 by first subtracting 5x from each side instead of 2x. Do you get the same solution?

No, subtracting 5x yields a different solution.

Yes, 22 is the solution either way.

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Problem 2 Got It? An office manager spent $650 on a new energy-saving copier that will reduce the monthly electric bill for the office from $112 to $88. In how many months will the copier pay for itself?

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B

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D

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Problem 3 Got It?

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Problem 3 Got It?

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Vocabulary: Define identity in your own words.

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Problem 4 Got It?

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Problem 4 Got It?

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