Write And Solve Two-Step Equations (Level 2 Word Problems) Worksheet

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We can define two-step equations as those equations that can be solved using only two steps. As compared to one-step equations, these equations are just a little more complicated. While solving these equations, operation needs to be performed on both the left-hand side and the right-hand side of the equation. To find out the answer while solving two-step equations, normally, we put aside the variable portion of the equation on one side.

Grade 7
Expressions, Equations, And Inequalities

Teaching to Write and Solve Two-step Equations Easily


  • Either perform addition or subtraction to isolate the variable.
  • Once isolation of the variable is done, use division or multiplication to find out the value of the variable.


Two-step equations are of the form:


ax + b = c, where x is a variable and a, b and c are real numbers.






Here is an example of solving two-step equations easily.


Example: Solve the equation 35x + 6 = 5.


Step 1: Subtract 6 from both the sides of the equation. 

35x + 6 - 6 = 5 - 6

=> 35x = -1 

Step 2: Divide -1 wi...

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