# Writing and Solving Linear Equations – Practice ProblemsHaving fun while studying, practice your skills by solving these exercises!

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A linear equation in one variable can be solved by applying the distributive property and other properties of equality. Solving linear equations in one variable is a necessary skill when calculating dimensions, solving pricing problems, and solving mixture problems in real life. Learn how to solve linear equations in one variable by helping Irving, the investigator, figure out the right meeting spot in the city by using the hints and the location marks on the city map provided to calculate the angles of each triangle. Common Core Reference: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7.B

Exercises in this Practice Problem
 Solve the linear equation using the sum of interior angles of a triangle theorem. Solve the equation using knowledge of linear equations and geometric properties. Sort the steps needed to solve one variable linear equations in geometry. Solve the word problems using linear equations and geometric properties. Find solutions to geometric problems. Decide which statements are true.