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**In this module you will learn how to solve equations that take one step to solve.**

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Equations must always balance: What is on one side of an equation **equals** what is on the other side.

Before you learn algebra, the equal sign means "find the answer". But in algebra, the equal sign means the left side equals the right side.

**Study and practice**

- Try your hand at balancing simple equationsThe National (US) Library of Virtual Manipulatives offers this algebra balance beam, where you can learn to balance equations visually.
- Try your hand at balancing slighly more complicated equationsThe NLVM (same as above) has extended the algebra equation balancer by adding balloons as negatives. See how you go!
- Study solving one-step equations with this online tutorialThis site from cimt.plymouth.ac.uk shows you how to solve one-step equations. It contains text, practice questions and an online quiz.
- Download a worksheet of one-step equations with integersThis worksheet from Kuta software has 28 one-step equations with integers for you to work on.
- Download a worksheet of one-step equations with decimalsThis worksheet from Kuta software has 28 one-step equations with decimals for you to work on.
- Download a worksheet of one-step equations with fractionsPractice solving one-step equations with fractions with this worksheet provided by Kuta Software.
- Quiz yourself on solving one-step equationsTest your knowledge with this ten-question online quiz at onlinemathlearning.com.

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