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Expressions and Equations

For Students 6th Standards
Variables may be unknown, but expressions and equations are easy to understand. Pupils learn how to write, evaluate, and simplify numeric and algebraic expressions. They also investigate how to write and solve simple equations and...
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Equality Explorer

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Find the right balance between concrete and abstract thinking. After using interactive balances to explore inverse operations, learners solve multi-step equations with variables on both sides. Of course, they can still use the...
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Function Machines

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
It's not a time machine—it's a function machine! Using two rules, the video introduces a function machine that changes an input to an output. Pupils answer questions such as finding what is the input for a given output and what values...
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Solving Multi-Step Equations

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Inverse operations are the key! A video instructor demonstrates solving multi-step equations involving the distributive property and variables on both sides. The lesson includes step-by-step instructions for three different equations.
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Solving Equations Using Addition or Subtraction

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Here's the solution to your equation-solving needs. An informative YouTube video discusses how to determine whether a value is a solution to a one-step equation. It then goes on to solve these types of equations using addition or...
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Solving Equations Using Multiplication or Division

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Multiply your efforts in solving equations. Viewers of an instructive YouTube video learn how to solve one-step linear equations. Examples involve multiplication or division, with some equations having fractional coefficients—great...
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Solving an Equation that Requires Combining Like Terms

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Teach solving equations on your terms ... like terms, that is! Multi-step equations take many forms and require a series of different steps. A video lesson shows the steps of solving an equation that requires combining like terms. After...
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Solving Multiple Step Equations Involving Decimals

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
As if solving multi-step equations isn't challenging enough, now they have decimals! The video lesson explains strategies for working with these decimals while solving. Learners watch as the video instructor explains how to solve two...
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Solving an Equation with One Set of Parentheses

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Time to distribute some learning! The video lesson teaches how to solve an equation by applying the distributive property. Learners watch as the instructor completes each step, explaining as he goes. The first step to solving uses the...
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Solve an Equation with Variable on Both Sides

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Solving equations is the groundwork for all of algebra. A video presentation explains the steps for solving an equation with variables on both sides. Using a different color for each step, the instructor shows how to manipulate the...
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Solving Multiple Step Equations

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Not only can equations have many steps to solve, but those steps can look very different from equation to equation. The narrator of the video lesson explains the steps to solving six different multi-step equations. He provides...
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Building Functions: Reverse to Inverse

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Reverse the wrapping to get to the gift. Using the idea of unwrapping a gift, the lesson introduces the concept of inverses. Pupils first determine the order needed to evaluate a function at a point, then use the reverse to find the...
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Mental Math for Addition and Subtraction Equations: Marble Bag Collector

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Don't lose your marbles as your learn about addition and subtraction equations. Pupils investigate the relationship between addition and subtraction by using an interactive. They drag different color marbles into a box and identify the...
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Two-Step Equations with Subtraction and Multiplication: Cupcake Equation

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Solving equations is a piece of cake. Young mathematicians use an interactive to create a bar model to representing a situation involving cupcakes. They use the model to solve for the cost of a cupcake.
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Exponents in Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
The rules still hold. By reviewing the meaning of exponents in arithmetic, the video takes a look at exponents in algebra. The resource develops the meaning of any number raised to the zero power. Taking the idea of exponents further,...
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Balanced

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bring balance to your lesson plans with an activity that asks individuals to solve one-step linear equations with inverse operations. Balance scales help learners understand the concept of isolating the variable.
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Perfect Pair

For Students K - 12th Standards
What makes number pairs perfect? The resource provides five problems regarding perfect pairs of numbers, the definition of which changes in complexity with each task. Solutions require pupils to apply number sense and operations, as well...
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Review Unit 5: Equations

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
It's time for them to show you what they've learned! The review provides a sampling of the different concepts learned throughout the eight-part series. Learners solve equations by combining like terms, applying the distributive property,...
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Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Where did all these variables come from, anyway? The previous lessons in the series ask learners to solve multi-step equations using the distributive property, combining like terms, and using inverse operations. Now scholars solve...
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Solving Equations by Combining Like Terms

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
How do you make these x's get along? Building on the previous lesson in the series, learners solve equations by combining like terms. The video uses objects to help pupils understand the concept. 
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Solving with Inverse Operations

For Students 8th Standards
What does order of operations have to do with solving equations? A video explains solving two-step equations using a do/undo chart. Learners recognize the operations within an equation and use inverse operations to undo those operations. 
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Solving Equations with Infinite or No Solutions

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Where did all the variables go? Scholars learn how to interpret an equation when they eliminate all variables during the solving process. They interpret the solution as infinite solutions or no solutions. 
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Solving Equations with the Distributive Property

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Now there are parentheses in these equations? As the lessons continue in this series, equations get progressively more complex. Eighth graders solve equations by applying the distributive property before using inverse operations. 
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Unit 4 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Reinforce math vocabulary with a set of flash cards. Forty-eight cards offer boldly printed words, and their corresponding definition alongside an example with labels. Terms include absolute value, inverse operations, slope, and more!