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Mental Math and Compatible Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Strengthen the skills of mental math when using compatible numbers. Find numbers that benefit one another when doing the four operations. Practice correct estimating to make those operations go quicker and better understand if the...
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Study Jams! Multiplication

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
What does baking cupcakes have to do with multiplication? Watch this video and find out as your class learns that multiplication is the repeated addition of equal groups. Properties of multiplication are also introduced with...
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Study Jams! Properties of Addition

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Zoe from the StudyJams! crew brings the properties of addition to life by clearly explaining the meaning of the associative, commutative, and identity properties as she collects photos for an album. Listen to the included karaoke song...
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Addition Fact Families

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Fact families are an excellent way to connect math operations for beginners to addition and subtraction. Use the examples here to review this concept before scholars try these on their own. For each, they examine two related number...
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Addition Properties

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Addition becomes much simpler once scholars understand its properties. They examine the commutative property through five equation pairs. For each, the addends have been switched and scholars must fill one in. The next six problems give...
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Subtraction Problems

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Subtraction does not work with the commutative property ... or does it? Confronted with a difficult problem, the narrator realizes that by writing the subtractions as adding a negative, he can rearrange the problem. Pupils learn that as...
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Commutative Property of Addition

For Students 1st - 7th Standards
For a change, order does not matter. A short video provides a definition of the commutative property of addition. Pupils develop an understanding that—unlike some operations—order does not matter for addition problems.
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Properties of Real Numbers: Mixed Review

For Students 8th - 11th
Review properties of real numbers in a real way. Viewers of a YouTube video match equations to properties of real numbers in an effort to review all the properties at once.
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Use the Commutative and Associate Properties of Real Numbers

For Students 8th - 11th
You'll never confuse the commutative and associative properties again. Scholars view a short YouTube video that shows how to rewrite expressions using the commutative and associative properties. It takes both addition and multiplication...
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Properties of Real Numbers

For Students 8th - 11th
You'll probably learn properties properly after viewing a video that reviews the properties of real numbers, including the identity and inverse properties. Scholars watch a YouTube video that shows how to use the properties to evaluate...
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Vector Subtraction

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Move vectors to determine their difference. Pupils use an interactive to visualize the opposite of a vector. They use the concept of adding vectors to subtract vectors by adding the opposite and, finally, view the differences of the...
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Counting Dots in Arrays

For Students 2nd Standards
Mathematical arrays can represent several different math skills, including counting groups, multiplication, and even area. In this specific task, learners are asked to identify the addition equations that are equal to a 3 x 4 array....
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Multiplying Polynomials

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Help your class find patterns in polynomial multiplication. Pupils multiply a trinomial by a binomial using a graphic organizer. They respond to questions about patterns observed in polynomial multiplication before a discussion question...
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Replacing Letters with Numbers II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Teach about properties properly. Individuals investigate the commutative and identity properties for both addition and multiplication. They see that the properties hold true for all values by using substitution to test out several examples.
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Properties of Operations

For Students 8th Standards
Explore the definitions of algebraic properties through a hands-on activity. Individuals cut and paste examples and match them to the correct properties. After examining the provided examples, pupils create examples of their own.
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Applying the Properties of Operations to Add and Subtract Rational Numbers 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
Apply properties of operations to work with mixed numbers. The first lesson of two that works with properties of operations focuses on mixed numbers and converting opposites of sums. Pupils work with properties of operations to break...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 7 Module 2

For Students 7th Standards
A seven-question assessment determines how well your learners understand the procedures to add, subtract, multiply, and divide signed rational numbers. Pupils show their understanding through problem-solving situations. 
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Applying the Properties of Operations to Add and Subtract Rational Numbers 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
The ninth part in a 25-part series emphasizes the importance of using properties of operations in evaluating sums and differences of rational numbers. Pupils solve problems and provide justifications from one step to the next.
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Commutative Property

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Connect the commutative property to commuting. The quick video shows how to use the commutative property to write sums and products in a different way. It provides examples to show that the property only works for addition and...
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Matrix Multiplication Is Not Commutative

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Should matrices be allowed to commute when they are being multiplied? Learners analyze this question to determine if the commutative property applies to matrices. They connect their exploration to transformations, vectors, and complex...
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Matrix Multiplication and Addition

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To commute or not to commute, that is the question. The 26th segment in a 32-segment lesson focuses on the effect of performing one transformation after another one. The pupils develop the procedure in order to multiply two 2 X 2...
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Simplify Expressions and Solve Equations Using Two-Column Proofs

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Increase understanding of the algebraic properties and their importance. Scholars justify their steps as they simplify expressions and solve equations. They formalize their work as two-column proof.
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Vocabulary Representation (Grade 3)

For Students 3rd Standards
Never forget a math term with a reference sheet highlighting vocabulary found in a third grade curriculum. Three pages offer nineteen words each with a detailed definition and picture representation. Terms include ten frame, the...
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Number Properties

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
The number of basic algebraic properties can become overwhelming for learners. A lesson explains and gives examples for all the basic algebraic properties. The resource is perfect to use as a way for pupils to organize and study the...