# Unit 4 vocabulary

# Unit4 Vocabulary

### Equation

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*”

### Solution

- 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