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MATH 1111 - College Algebra: 1.2 Linear Equations and Inequalities

1.2 Linear Equations and Inequalities

At the end of this section students will be able to:

  • Classify equations (conditional, identity and contradiction)
  • Identify linear equations
  • Solve linear equations
  • Solve linear inequalities
  • Solve applications of linear equations

Required Reading

0.3 Linear Equations and Inequalities

Stitz-Zeager Prerequisites - pages 38-46

Practice Exercises

Stitz-Zeager Prerequisites - pages 47-48

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 49-50.

Supplemental Resources

Linear Equations in One Variable (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 14)

Rational Equations that Lead to Linear Equations (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 15)

Applications of Linear Equations (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 16)

Linear Inequalities (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 23)

 

Solving Linear Equations:

 

Solving Linear Inequalities: