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### Course: Algebra (all content) > Unit 2

Lesson 5: Linear equations with variables on both sides- Why we do the same thing to both sides: Variable on both sides
- Intro to equations with variables on both sides
- Equations with variables on both sides: 20-7x=6x-6
- Equations with variables on both sides
- Equation with variables on both sides: fractions
- Equations with variables on both sides: decimals & fractions
- Equation with the variable in the denominator

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# Why we do the same thing to both sides: Variable on both sides

We will use a scale to try to achieve balance and help explain why we do the same thing to both sides of an equation, even when the variable appears on both sides. Created by Sal Khan.

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