Learning Targets
Before starting this unit, you may want to review what you learned in 7th grade.
Click here to review equations. Click here to review inequalities. No employment can be managed without arithmetic, no mechanical invention without geometry. 
VocabularyLinear equation  a first order equation involving two variables: its graph is a straight line in the Cartesian coordinate system.
Rational number – a number that can be written as a fraction or as the quotient of two numbers a/b where b≠0 Coefficient – the numerical factor of a term that contains a variable Distributive property – to multiply a sum by a number, multiply each addend by the number outside the parentheses. Like terms – terms that contain the same variable Linear inequality – a mathematical sentence that contains ≤, ≥, Solution – the value or values that make an equation true 
Resources
GAMESTextbook Resources 
It always seems impossible until it's done.  Nelson Mandela 
MATH HELP
The basics: 2step equations

Two step equations with numerator x.

Equations with fractions and decimals.

Solving equations with variables on both sides.



ENRICHMENT
Solving multistep equations is a key skill for your next years in math. It is important that you become as skilled in this area as possible. It will make your life much easier!

