Unit 4 vocabulary
An equation says that two things are equal. It will have an equals sign “=” like this: x-2=4
That equations says: what is on the left (x − 2) is equal to what is on the right (4)
So an equation is like a statement “this equals that”
- A Solution is a value we can put in place of a variable (such as x) that makes the equation true.
Solving an Equation
- Isolate the Variable
- Our goal is to end up with x=something