Applying Equations and Inequalities


This chapter covers how to write and solve more complicated equations and inequalities, including those coming from word problems.

What you can expect to learn

After completing these activities you should be able to

1. Solve equations when parentheses need to be eliminated, like terms need to be combined, or the variable appears on both sides of the equation.
2. Write and solve equations from word problems, including those using the formula d = rt.
3. Solve inequalities involving multiple steps.
4. Write and solve inequalities for problem situations.

Activity List