Another term for an "algebra word problem"—it is putting Mr. X or Mrs. Y to work to tell you the value of that unknown quantity.

Solving an equation is the main event in Algebra: the goal is to find that unknown value x, by isolating it—thou shalt do the same thing to either side of the equation to keep it in balance.

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