# A basic Algebra interaction

We are going to create an interaction to let the student solve the equation $a^2+a-20=0$.

Select Algebra from the list of available interactions and click Select. A Task window appears.

Click on the text Click to define… to start editing the task.

Click on the dropdown list after Task.

Select Solving equations and edit the input fields.

This is all that’s needed to define this interaction. AlgebraKiT will automatically generate the worked solution, hints, and expected answers from this task.