# Solving Linear Equations

“When are we ever going to use this?”

Have you ever asked your math teacher that question? There are many topics in math, such as solving equations, that you may not think are useful in the real world. However, in this video, architect Eric Beck shows how he uses algebra, geometry and measurement to design buildings while keeping the contracted designs within budget. By the end of the video, you should be able to understand how mathematics is used in the real world!