What connects these mistakes? What makes them different? I’ve got some preliminary thoughts, but I’m mostly curious what you guys see here.

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We’ve collected six mistakes for solving linear equations. As the posts pile up, I’ll pop in time to time for some analysis of our archives.

To start things off, here’s a question: do you notice any patterns or trends in the mistakes that involve solving a linear equation?

One thing I noticed: most of the mistakes involve combining like terms.

What else?