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120 resources with the concept solving for 1 variable

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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...
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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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Solving Two-Step Equations (Basic)

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Solving equations is as easy as 1-2-3. Using two examples, the video shows the order of the steps to use when solving a two-step equation. It uses a vertical approach to perform the inverse operations to isolate the variable. To finish,...
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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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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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Solve Two Step Linear Equations in One Variable (Example)

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Introduce young mathematicians to a different kind of two step. Using four different equations, the resource reinforces the steps to solving a two-step linear equation. The video works each problem and demonstrates how to isolate the...
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Solving One-Step Equations: A Summary

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
It's a step in the right direction! A video lesson demonstrates how to solve one-step linear equations. The instructor explains each step and shows the work, including how to check answers.
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Solving One Step Equations: The Basics

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Inverse operations are the key! A thorough instructional lesson describes the steps to solve one-step equations. The video instructor outlines how to use inverse operations to solve the linear equations.
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Algebra I Review, Solving for Unknown Variable

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many high school science courses rely on mastery of algebra skills. In an integrated chemistry and Algebra II lesson scholars review solving equations for a specified variable with a worksheet. They use common chemistry equations to...
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Solving Formulas for the Given Variable

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Recycle, reuse, and rearrange! Young scholars learn to rearrange formulas to highlight a variable of interest. They then use their new formulas to make calculations.
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Alternate Exterior Angles: Lesson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Use an alternate approach to parallel lines. A resource in a comprehensive playlist on basic geometry develops the concept of alternate exterior angles and parallel lines. The presentation demonstrates how to identify alternate exterior...
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Alternate Interior Angles: Lesson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Concepts of alternate interior angles parallel the concepts of corresponding angles. Using a diagram, the presentation defines and identifies alternate interior angles formed by a transversal and two parallel lines. The video in a...
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Vertical Angles: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Define angles across from each other. An informative segment from a larger playlist on geometry introduces vertical angles and shows they have equal measures. Using their properties, the presenter solves problems involving vertical angles.
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Linear Pairs: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Place angles in a line. Part of a playlist on basic geometry, an informative video teaches pupils the definition of a linear pair and how to identify them. Using their properties, the resource demonstrates how to solve problems involving...