This lesson covers one-step equations. Your understanding of how to solve all equations in algebra starts with this lesson- it’s very important that you master the concepts. There are 4 basic one-step equation types you will learn how to solve. Pay close attention to the term “inverse operation” and how we use inverse operations to solve an equation. Also, you really need to have mastered the rules of positive and negative numbers as well as fractions to learn how to solve equations- stop and review if you need to.