Solving Simple Equations

Follow the steps for solving simple mathematical equations with variables. Answer the quiz questions and check your answers.

Try It

These next two questions allow you to get as much practice as you need, as you can click the link at the top of each question ("Try another version of this question") to get a new question. Practice until you feel comfortable doing the questions and then move on.

Question 1

Solve for x in the following equation:

x = 9 + 2 * 6

x = ____

Question 2

Solve for y in the following equation:

y = (10 + 4)/6

y = ____