How Do You Solve A Two-step Equation?

10 Questions
Equation Quizzes & Trivia

The two-step equation is the term given to equations or inequalities that have more than one operation. What can you tell us about these two specific steps towards solving them? Let’s find out in this quiz.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Solve for x:3x + 5 = 23
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      -9

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      -1

  • 3. 
    21 = 4x - 3
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    X/2 + 7 = 12
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      -10

    • C. 

      2.5

    • D. 

      -2.5

  • 5. 
    What is the first step to solving this equation?3x - 8 = 4
    • A. 

      Multiply each side by 3

    • B. 

      Divide each side by 3

    • C. 

      Add 8 to each side

    • D. 

      Subtract 8 from each side

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      -18

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      -30

  • 7. 
    What is the second step to solving this equation?x/4 - 6 = -3
    • A. 

      Subtract 6 from each side

    • B. 

      Add 6 to each side

    • C. 

      Multiply each side by 4

    • D. 

      Divide each side by 4

  • 8. 
    Tell whether the following solution makes the equation true.10x - 20 = 0         x=2
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Tell whether the following solution makes the equation true. 8 + x/5 = 12       x=10
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    52 = -5x - 3
    • A. 

      -11

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      275

    • D. 

      -275