Algebra is a branch of mathematics that substitutes letters (called variables) for unknown numbers.
An algebraic equation equates two expressions. It can be thought of as a scale that must remain in balance. That is, whatever is done to one side of the equation (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) must be done to the other side.
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Concepts for Algebra (Foundation)
There are three important concepts that comes into play when solving algebraic equations: Adding Opposites, Multiplying Reciprocals and using the Distributive Property.
Solving Linear Equations
To solve linear equations we apply the rule of opposites.