Solve Three-Step Equations (Clear Grouping Symbols)
    Solving three-step equations Print the list of steps to solve equations and inequalities in pdf format
    Follow the steps below in the order given to solve multi-step equations, some steps may not apply.

  1. Get rid of grouping symbols on each side of the equation.
  2. Combine like terms on each side.
  3. Move the variables to the same side.
  4. Use addition or subtraction to get the variable term alone.
  5. Use multiplication or division to get the variable alone.

Problem # 1