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In these equations with brackets, you'll need to work out the value of x (or other letters such as a or b). This Algebra quiz gives you some practice at moving around letters and figures as an introduction to equations with brackets.
As you progress through the Math quiz, you get a chance to solve some equations  lucky you!














When the 4 crosses the equals sign it changes from + 4 to  4

When  16 crosses the equals sign it changes to + 16


The correct answer could be further simplified to b = 1



You will often find that you have a term such as 6a and you need to separate the 6 from the a in order to determine the value of a

Removing brackets this way is referred to as 'expanding the brackets'. In this case the 5 outside of the brackets must be multiplied by BOTH the a and the  4 that are inside the brackets



4x  20 = 10 and therefore 4x = 30


16a + 112 = 128 and therefore 16a = 16

5 x 7 = 35
