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42 resources with the concept one variable equations

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Solutions of a Linear Equation

For Teachers 8th Standards
Use the distributive property to solve equations. The sixth lesson in a 33-part series has scholars solve equations that need to be transformed into simpler equations first. Class members apply the distributive property to the equations...
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Grade 7 Patterning and Algebra: Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Classmates solve 18 different problems that are mostly word problems that apply algebraic expressions. They draw different combinations of masses on a scale that would balance. They also simplify expressions and solve for x in a number...
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By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 6th Standards
Why does one person need 58 peaches; isn't that a bit excessive? This classic math dilemma offers pupils a chance to turn a word problem into an algebraic equation. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows includes this problem as part of a...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 7th Standards
Build the model right out of the box. A few sample items show teachers how Smarter Balanced assessments may approach Claim 4, modeling and data analysis. Pupils use their skills to create equations or expressions to model the situation...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 3

For Students 6th Standards
Communication is key. Eight sample items show how important communication and reasoning is for sixth grade mathematics. Part of the Claim 2-4 slide show series, the presentation uses concepts from fifth and sixth grade to illicit...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Students 6th Standards
They claim there are problems on the assessment. The presentation provides 13 questions that demonstrate the problem-solving claim for Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the resource to provide examples of problem-solving...
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Solving Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Use the same procedures, just with rational numbers. The resource builds upon scholars' ability to solve linear equations that involve rational numbers. Pupils solve one-step, two-step and multi-step equations in the review for the...
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Solve an Equation with Parentheses (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Isolation is the name of the game. Working with an equation that has parentheses on one side of the equation, the resource shows the steps to find the solution. The solution process starts with distributing across the parentheses and...
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Solving a Multi-Step Linear Equation in One Variable (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
An equation has parentheses on both sides of the equation, including a need to use the distributive property and recall the order of operations. The resource works through the steps to isolate the variable and finds the solution to the...
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Solve a Two-Step Equation with Decimals (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Oh no, there are decimals! A resource shows a method to solve a two-step equation that contains decimals. Using a process of clearing the decimals, the presenter converts the equation into a basic two-step equation with whole numbers. At...
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Solving Two Step Equations Involving Decimals

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
With two examples, the presenter shows how to solve a two-step linear equation that contains decimals. Prior to solving the first example, the presentation reviews the steps to solving any two-step linear equation. The examples require...
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Modeling Change with Equivalent Equations ax + b = c

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Mix it up while representing changes in a drink recipe. Using a scenario about making a party drink, the video creates an equation. The process uses equivalent expressions on each side of the equation to build the final equation. By...
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Solve an Equation with Variable Terms on Both Sides (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Shouldn't the variable be on only one side? Using one equation, the resource shows how to solve an equation in which there are variable terms on both sides of the equation. The short video walks through each step needed to isolate the...
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Solve a Coin Problem Using an Equation in One Variable

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How much is that jingling worth? Given information on the relative number of nickels and quarters, along with their total value, scholars learn to set up and solve a linear equation to find the actual number of each type of coin. A short...
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Fluency Support for Grades 6–8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fluency is more than just timed tests. A helpful resource provides a series of fluency-building activities designed for middle school mathematics. The activities come in two forms, one that uses whiteboards and a second designed to help...
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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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Solving Basic Equations Part Two

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Some equations require inverses of multiplication and division. Solving equations use inverse operations to isolate the variable. The video shows how to solve one-step equations involving multiplication and division and works several...
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Solving Basic Equations Part One

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Add and subtract to keep an equation in balance. With the assistance of a balance, the video explains the process of solving an equation. The presentation details how to solve equations that involve addition and subtraction.
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Solving Two-Step Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Order really does matter! Show your class how order makes a difference in solving equations. The presentation uses the order of operations in reverse as a guide to help solve two-step equations. Continuing, the video shows how to solve...
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Making Sense of Unusual Results

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Collaboration is the key for this equation-solving lesson. Learners solve a multi-step linear equation that requires using the distributive property. Within collaborative groups, scholars discuss multiple methods and troubleshoot mistakes.
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Angles of a Parallelogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Combine algebra skills and geometry knowledge to find the measure of angles in a parallelogram. The resource presents algebraic expressions for two angles of a parallelogram. Pupils determine the relationship of the two angles to create...
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Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Help learners get their facts in line to build and solve complicated linear equations and inequalities. Pupils build upon their knowledge of solving basic equations and inequalities to solve more complex ones. Individuals work with...
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Solving Equations

For Students 8th Standards
Demonstrate the abstract process of solving equations by using algebra tiles as a concrete representation. Scholars begin by solving equations through the use of manipulatives. As they gain more confidence, they progress to whiteboards...