One-step equations

One-step equations are the simplest equations around. Why? Because they take only one step to solve. The main objective is to have only the variable (x or any other letter that is used ) on one side and the numbers on the other side. The number in front of the variable should be the number 1. For example, let us solve this equation:
3 + x = 4
To solve this equation, you need to move the number 3 to the right side of the equation (remeber the „variables on one side, the numbers on the other“). When you do that, it should look like this.
x = 4 – 3
You have probably noticed that the number 3 has changed to -3 when we moved it. When you move numbers or variables from one side to the other, they change signs. Always. It is very important to remember that. The only thing left to do now is to perform the subtraction to get the final result, which is:
x = 1
The other very important thing to remember is that whatever you do to one part of the equation, you have to do with the other as well. We are going to show you on this example:
3x = 9
The only thing you have to do is to get rid of the number 3 in front of the variable x. You can acomplish that by dividing the WHOLE equation with the number 3. Like this:
3x = 9 |:3
x = 1
And now you have a solved equation.
These are the basic rules for solving one-step equations. Hope we helped you learn to solve these simple equations and that you have a good time practicing them using our worksheets.

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One-step equations exams for teachers

Exam Name File Size Downloads Upload date
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Integers – very easy 0 B 34686 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Integers – easy 0 B 21657 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Integers – medium 0 B 22238 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Integers – hard 0 B 11507 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Integers – very hard 0 B 8247 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Decimals – very easy 0 B 4817 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Decimals – easy 0 B 4191 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Decimals – medium 0 B 4605 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Decimals – hard 0 B 3146 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Decimals – very hard 0 B 2429 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Fractions – very easy 0 B 5578 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Fractions – easy 0 B 5368 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Fractions – medium 0 B 4931 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Fractions – hard 0 B 2894 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction of Fractions – very hard 0 B 2575 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Integers – very easy 0 B 16470 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Integers – easy 0 B 12360 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Integers – medium 0 B 12025 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Integers – hard 0 B 5814 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Integers – very hard 0 B 3452 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Decimals – very easy 0 B 3268 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Decimals – easy 0 B 3366 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Decimals – medium 0 B 2660 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Decimals – hard 0 B 1967 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Decimals – very hard 0 B 1827 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Fractions – very easy 0 B 4242 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Fractions – easy 0 B 4225 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Fractions – medium 0 B 3126 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Fractions – hard 0 B 2085 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Fractions – very hard 0 B 1881 January 1, 1970
Combined
One-step equations – Combined – Integers – very easy 0 B 9989 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Integers – easy 0 B 9918 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Integers – medium 0 B 11413 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Integers – hard 0 B 5563 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Integers – very hard 0 B 3884 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Decimals – very easy 0 B 2412 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Decimals – easy 0 B 2590 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Decimals – medium 0 B 2473 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Decimals – hard 0 B 1782 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Decimals – very hard 0 B 1608 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Fractions – very easy 0 B 2990 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Fractions – easy 0 B 3199 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Fractions – medium 0 B 3003 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Fractions – hard 0 B 1980 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Fractions – very hard 0 B 1992 January 1, 1970

One-step equations worksheets for students

Worksheet Name File Size Downloads Upload date
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction – Integers 0 B 6267 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction – Decimals 0 B 2509 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Addition and subtraction – Fractions 0 B 2486 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Integers 0 B 4377 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Decimals 0 B 2506 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Multiply and divide – Fractions 0 B 2449 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Integers 0 B 8264 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Decimals 0 B 2818 January 1, 1970
One-step equations – Combined – Fractions 0 B 3372 January 1, 1970

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