# Solve simple algebraic fractions (equal to a number)

# Solve simple algebraic fractions (equal to a number)

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will solve equations with algebraic fractions equal to a number.

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### 3 Questions

Q1.

1. Expand and simplify 4(y - 5) - 4

4y – 16

4y + 20

4y + 24

Q2.

2. Expand and simplify 5y+ 4 (y - 5)

- 11

9 + 20

9y + 20

Q3.

3. Solve 3(y + 2) + 2 = 17

y = - 3

y = 17

y = 3

### 4 Questions

Q1.

I think of a number. I divide it by seven. My answer is 2.5. What number did I start with?

A

B

C

Q2.

To solve this equation first multiply both sides of the equation by 7

True

Q3.

Solve

B

C

D

Q4.

True or False?

True