# Overview of Linear Equations

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This lesson provides an overview of linear equations, explaining that they are basic and simple representations of straight lines. All linear equations can be written in the form y = mx + b, where the operations used are multiplication, addition, and subtraction. However, there are certain things to look out for when determining whether an equation is linear, such as not having variables in the denominator or variables multiplied by each other. By understanding these basic rules, one can easily solve linear equations.

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Overview of Linear equations

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