SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Chapter 3 Vocabulary
• Equivalent Equations 
• Coordinate Plane (System) 
• Transformation 
• Origin 
• Linear Equation 
• Xaxis and Yaxis (plural Axes) 
• Properties of Equality 

• Isolating the Variable 
• Ordered Pair 
• Solution 
• Graph 
• Verbal Model 
• Xcoordinate and Ycoordinate 
• Algebraic Model 

• Coefficient 
• Quadrants 
• Literal Equation 
• Scatter Plot 
Chapter 3 Essential Questions
• Why and how do we solve equations systematically using addition and
multiplication?
• What are the steps to solving equations involving two or more
transformations?
• How do you solve equations with variables on both sides of the equation?
• What are the 5 steps of the problemsolving plan used for problems that
fit
linear models?
• How do you find exact and approximate solutions of equations containing
decimals?
• What are literal equations and how do you solve them for a specified
variable?
• How are ordered pairs of numbers used to graph points on the coordinate
plane?
