# How do you know how to set up a equation?

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Basic Steps to Setting Up Equations

-Determine what the question is asking.

-Write down the relevant information in simple statements.

-Assign symbols to unknown values that need to be found.

-Determine how the statements relate to each other mathematically.

Solving Story Problems

Story problems can contain lots of information, including details that are not necessary to solve the problem. Additionally, the problem may assume general knowledge on the reader's part, and not explain all the information explicitly. Writing that information down in a streamlined form is an efficient way to solve problems.

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(3x-8) or (3x+8)

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