# Math Equation Help

Frustrated with a math equation?  Need an algebra tutor?  Help is on the way.

At the bottom right corner of your screen, type (or copy and paste) the question with which you need help into the dark gray chat box.

If you can wait 20 minutes or so, let me know if you'd prefer a video tutorial.

You'll soon get quick, simple steps for solving your equation.  This website is perfect for word problems.

Within 24 hours, I'll e-mail you the link to a video showing you how to solve the problem.

## Is this a good resource for taking tests?

No, this website is not appropriate for tests.  That would be cheating.  We prepare for tests by studying and practicing.  Use this website for homework, practice problems, or sample problems.

#### Examples of Equations Solving Word Problems

Here's a word problem with an equation, followed by a video showing how to solve it:

Launz buys a car and a trailer for a combined cost of \$40,000.  The trailer costs \$2000.

a) Define a variable for the carâ€™s cost.
b) Write an equation to describe the problem.
c) Solve the equation algebraically.
d) Hence, state the cost of the car.

See how to solve equations involving absolute value.