# How to solve a fraction word problem using a linear equation

In Algebra II and in the real world, sometimes we need to solve investment math problems by using . When solving word problems using linear equations, we first need to pull out the relevant information and put it into equation form. When working with **investment math problems**, we are usually asked to calculate amounts earned by interest on original principal amounts.

## Lesson Using linear equations to solve word problems

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### Using linear equations to solve word problems - TeacherWeb

The difference between high and low scorers on the Math SAT lies in the ability to solve word problems. In this lesson, you will learn how to recognize the types of word problems that can be solved using linear equations. You will also learn how to set up and solve these equations.

### How to solve a fraction word problem using a linear equation.

Word problems are a great way to see math in action! In this tutorial, you'll see how to write a system of linear equations from the information given in a word problem. Then, you'll see how to solve this system using the elimination method. See this entire process by watching this tutorial!

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