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35 resources with the concept single 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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Solving an Equation with Parentheses on Both Sides (Example 1)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Multiple parentheses, oh my! Using an equation with parentheses on both sides of the equal sign, the video demonstrates the steps to solve it. The resource works through each step to isolate the variable to arrive at a solution. Once...
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Single Variable Division Equations: Paper Car Tires

For Students 7th Standards
Don't tire of solving equations, mix up your lesson! A virtual interactive has users drag paper tires to toy cars. Solving a one-step equation lets them find how many cars can be made from a given number of tires.
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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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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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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 4

For Students 8th Standards
Determine what the class knows about linear equations. The three-question mid-module assessment is segment 15 in a 33-part series. The assessment includes writing and solving one-variable linear equations and graphing proportional...
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Linear Equations in Disguise

For Teachers 8th Standards
In the eighth segment of a 33-part unit, learners look at equations that do not appear to be linear at first glance. The equations are proportions where the numerators and denominators may have more than one term. To round out the lesson...
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Classification of Solutions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is there one, none, or more? Through discussion or activity, scholars find the properties of an equation that will determine the number of solutions. They then use the properties discovered to figure out the number of solutions for a...
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Writing and Solving Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
Incorporate geometry into the solving linear equations lesson. Pupils use their knowledge of geometry to write linear equations which reinforces geometry measurement concepts while at the same time providing a familiar context for...
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Linear Equations in x

For Teachers 8th Standards
What does it mean to solve an equation? The resource revisits the concept of making a linear equation true. Classmates use algebraic methods to transform sides of equations to expressions with fewer terms. They use substitution to...
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An Application of Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
Just how far will the Facebook post go? Lead a discussion on how to manipulate the sum of a geometric series to figure out a formula to find the sum at any step. The plan contains an alternative to the discussion with more accessible...
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Paying the Rent

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learning how a bank account works is a useful tool. The exercise in the resource is to deduct rent from a checking account and create an equation from a description. Participants then graph the balance of the bank account versus months...
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Teenagers love to think about driving and buying their first car. The intent of this resource is to create an equation for the list price of a car and add the appropriate state tax. Once your teens understand the calculation, ask them to...
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Matchstick Math: Using Manipulatives to Model Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Playing with matches (unlit, of course) becomes an engaging learning experience in this fun instructional unit. Teach pupils how to apply properties of exponential functions to solve problems. They differentiate between quadratic and...
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Simple Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the meaning of inverse operations through a video tutorial that demonstrates the process of solving an equation using an inverse operation. The example chosen is a one-step equation using subtraction.
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One Variable Word Problems

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is a one-variable word problems learning exercise in which learners complete word problems dealing with all four operations and one variable. They complete a total of 18 problems.
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Discovering Different Types of Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Graph polynomials and identify the end behavior of each polynomial function. The class differentiates between linear, quadratic, and other polynomial equations.
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Graphing Quadratic Equations

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Review the form of a quadratic function, and the parabola it creates. Continue on with the whole group to work through a mini-lab, practicing how to graph quadratic equations with one variable. The goal of this lesson is for the group...
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Decimal Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Extend your classes' understanding of solving equations by introducing decimals into the mix! Here, a video tutorial shows how to convert decimals to integers in an equation by multiplying by powers of 10. Shows three examples of...
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Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

For Teachers 8th - 10th
So many different ways to solve equations, so little time! Scholars learn how to solve equations with variables on both sides by using several different methods. They apply bar models, decomposition, and traditional algebraic methods to...
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More Multi-Step Practice: Solving Equations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this solving equations worksheet, students solve 3 short answer problems. Students solve one-variable multi-step equations given an equation or the perimeter of a quadrilateral with variable side lengths.
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Integrated Algebra/Math A Regents Questions: Solving One Variable Linear Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this linear equations worksheet, high schoolers solve 20 short answer and multiple choice questions. Students solve one variable equations by isolating the variable and simplifying like terms.
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Integrated Algebra Practice: Linear Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this linear equations worksheet, students solve 20 multiple choice and short answer questions.  Students solve one variable equations by isolating the variables.