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Lesson Summary: In this lesson, you'll learn about equations in Algebra and how to solve simple single-step equations. The concept of an equation is one of the most important topics in all of Algebra. In fact, it can be said that solving equations is the main reason that algebra was invented!

Here we will explore the concept of an equation and work examples to show how to move terms around by performing the opposite operation in an effort to isolate the variable and solve for the answer.