# Simple linear equations resources

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Simple Linear Equations

In this unit we give examples of simple linear equations and show you how these can be solved. In any equation there is an unknown quantity, x say, that we are trying to find. In a linear equation this unknown quantity will appear only as a multiple of x, and not as a function of x such as x

^{2}, x^{3}, sin x and so on. Linear equations occur so frequently in the solution of other problems that a thorough understanding of them is essential. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) The video is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.