# Solving Word Problems Involving Linear Equations

We now need to discuss the section that most students hate.

We need to talk about applications to linear equations.

We will first define \(x\) to be the height of the set of shelves.

This means that 4\(x\) is width of the set of shelves.

Or, put in other words, we will now start looking at story problems or word problems. It is my belief however that the main reason for this is that students really don’t know how to work them.

Once you understand how to work them, you’ll probably find that they aren’t as bad as they may seem on occasion.

Due to the nature of the mathematics on this site it is best views in landscape mode.

If your device is not in landscape mode many of the equations will run off the side of your device (should be able to scroll to see them) and some of the menu items will be cut off due to the narrow screen width.

So, we’ll start this section off with a process for working applications.

Let’s start things off with a couple of fairly basic examples to illustrate the process.

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