# Linear Equations with unknowns on Both Sides

### Description

GCSE Maths (Year 8 Algebra 3) Quiz on Linear Equations with unknowns on Both Sides, created by Ellen Billingham on 07/05/2013.
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## Resource summary

### Question 1

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What is the first thing you do to a linear equation with an x on both sides?
• Get rid of the smaller x

### Question 2

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What is the essential rule for algebraic equations?
• If you minus from one side, you add to the other
• Always do the same to both sides of the equation

### Question 3

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How would you work out 4y+2=2y+8
• (-2y) 2y+2=8 (-2) 2y = 6 (divide by 2) y = 3
• (-2) 4y = 2y+6 (-6) 4y - 6 = 2y (-4y) -6 = -2y (+6) 0 = -2y+6 (+2y) 2y = 6 (divide by 2) y = 3

### Question 4

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What does n equal in this equation? 5n - 2 = n + 46
• n = 12
• n = 48

### Question 5

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What does 3(y + 2) mean?
• 3y + 2
• 3y + 6

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