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"Grade 9-12, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small but mighty, a collection of three resources features presentation slides that prepare high schoolers for the Smarter Balanced assessment. Claim 2 features problem solving questions drawn from all content areas. Claim 3 focuses on...
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Solve Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The one thing you need to know in algebra is how to solve for an unknown variable. Start with the basics and practice solving linear equations and inequalities. Here are a variety of lessons and worksheets to hit your content. 
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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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Equation Solving Review B

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
This nicely organized worksheet provides eight problems for your learners to practice solving linear equations. Starting with two-step problems and working up to multi-step equations, young mathematicians are instructed to write their...
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Equation Solving Review C

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
I'm a fan of clearing the denominator, but solvers can also find common denominators and cross multiply to solve the linear equations on the worksheet. Each of the six problems has rational coefficients.
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Equation Solving Review A

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Time to practice linear equations. The sectioned worksheet starts with simple linear problems and increases to multi-step and rational coefficient problems. 
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Find the Dimensions of a Bookcase Using a Linear Equation (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How much wood would ...? The quick video uses a linear equation to determine the size of a bookshelf given a diagram of the shelves and the amount of wood to use. Scholars see how to set up the equation and solve it to determine the...
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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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Hooke's Law - Direction Variation Application

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Get a direct stretch from a spring. The presentation shows how Hooke's law uses direct variation. Scholars see how to calculate the spring constant for a spring given a stretch distance and a force. Individuals then use the spring...
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Direct Variation Equation (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Directly, find a missing value. The video demonstrates how to find the fourth value in a direct variation relationship knowing three others. Scholars learn to find the constant of variation and use it to find a missing value.
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Direct Variation (Distance = Rate x Time) Example

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Speed through a direct variation example. The presented problem uses a distance-rate-time problem as an example of a direct variation problem. Using the slope between two points of time and distance, the video shows learners how to...
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Direct Variation Applications

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What would I weigh there? A video uses the relationship of the weight of an astronaut on Earth and the moon to create a direction variation equation. Using the created equation, pupils find the weight of any astronaut on the moon.
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Same Solution Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Group equations by their solutions. Given six different equations, pupils determine which have the same solutions. Scholars explain why some are the same and some are different.
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
Does the explanation make sense? Sample items highlight claim three, communicating reason, in the Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the 16 items to help show pupils the importance of communication and reasoning within...
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Forming and Solving Equations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
What does geometry have to do with geometry? The portion of a review series for a math assessment highlights how equation formation is assessed on the test. Pupils use geometric concepts such as perimeter and the sum of the measures of...
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Changing the Subject of a Formula

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
What to do with more than one variable? Part of a larger series, the video shows how to solve a formula for another variable. Pupils solve equations with more than one variable for a given variable of interest. Problems include linear,...
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Trial and Improvement

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Try to find an estimate when the exact answer is not clear. Using the General Certificate of Secondary Education Math review resource, pupils learn how to find an estimate to a cubic equation. Class members use the trial-and-improvement...
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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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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 8th Standards
Can learners determine solutions associated with lines? A slide presentation contains sample items for the Smarter Balanced 8th grade math Target D covering solving linear equations and systems of linear equations. Items illustrate the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Communication is the key. A presentation provides 25 sample items for Claim 3, Communicating Reasoning, for the Smarter Balanced High School Math assessment. Items require pupils to answer the question and provide logical reasoning to...
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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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Direct Proportion

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Direct change by finding the constant. Using two known values within a direct proportion, the resource shows how to find the constant of proportionality. Once individuals do that, they then find any value given the other. The video works...
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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...