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5.2 Solving Systems Using Substitution

5.2 Solving Systems Using Substitution

Author: James Bailey

1. At the end of this lesson, you will be able to use the substitution method to find an ordered pair that satisfies two equations when at least one is written with a variable by itself.

2. At the end of the lesson, you will be able to use the substitution method to solve systems of equations written in any form.


In this tutorial, students are asked to watch two videos that show examples of solving systems using substitution. Students can choose to read the text as opposed to watching videos. They will be asked to complete their success packet and answer 4-6 summary questions.

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5.2 Instructions

1. Watch the videos or read the section in your textbook.

2. Complete your student success packet.

3. Complete the summary questions at the bottom of the page.

Success Packet - 5.2 - Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Substitution

This contains student notes, examples, and practice problems for students to complete and use as a resource throughout the lesson.


5.2 Notes from Videos


5.2 A - Solving Systems Using Substitution

Solving systems using the substitution method. In these examples one variable is already by itself.

5.2 B - Solving Systems Using Substitution

Solving systems using substitution. In this example you have to choose a variable to solve for as the first step.

5.2 - Summary Questions

Complete this form when you are done watching the videos.