The following lesson is on multi-step linear equations. Just in case you did not know, you want to have mastered one and two step equations before watching this lesson. Multi-step equations are the foundation of algebra and more advance math- there importance can not be overstated. As such, do everything you can do to master the equation solving process. One of the best things you can do is learn how to write neatly and structured. Before you start the lesson, make sure to review any skill that you know you are weak at -common weak areas for students at this point in the course would include: order of operations, positive/negative numbers, fractions and the distributive property.