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Recognizing When Radical Expressions are Undefined

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Many times budding algebrists are fine when plugging specific numbers into expressions, but less certain when the range of acceptable values is undetermined. This detailed presentation helps the class move from the point value to the...
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ELD Lesson Plan: We Can Work It Out

For Teachers 1st
Three fun stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("That Toad Is Mine," "Lost!" and "If You Give a Pig a Pancake") help ELD learners sequence events, express problem and solution, and predict outcomes. This also includes sentence frames to help...
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Your Birthday is a Math Problem!

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What better way to celebrate students' birthdays than by creating original math problems? In this open ended challenge, young mathematicians must make numerical expressions using parentheses, exponents, and three other operations that...
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Algebra Word Problems, No Problem!

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
No worries. Problem-solving steps are emphasized on every reproducible worksheet in this packet containing about 75 word problems. Each problem set leads learners step by step through the problem-solving process as they practice...
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Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 8

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
You've just hit the jackpot of integrating math problems and riddles with this jumbo-sized resource! Written as a newsletter, scroll through 35 pages of puzzles and quality problems to engage and encourage your learners to inquire and...
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Writing Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice writing algebraic expressions from written phrases. The objective is to consider two seemingly similar phrases, write them as algebraic expressions, and then simplify using the order of operations. Learners are challenged to...
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Multiply Radical Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
This short presentation on multiplying radicals together and with the distributive property does a nice job of working out, step by step, three examples start to finish. Care is taken to separate the radicand multiplication from the...
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ELD: Talent Show

For Teachers 2nd
"Talent Show" is an ELD lesson planner that has beginning English language learners focus on expressing the author's viewpoint by using pronouns and noting details using adjectives. Additionally, 2nd graders will be asked to express...
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The Sign of Solutions

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Positive or negative, zero or no solution, are all possibilities for the solution of a linear equation. Here the resource gives examples of linear equations in one variable and their type of solutions. The resource comes with commentary...
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Simplify Exponential Expressions - Positive Exponents Only (Example 3)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Third example's the charm. To learn about simplifying expressions, young mathematicians watch a short video that shows how to simplify an algebraic expression using several properties of exponents.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Problem Solvers

For Teachers 4th
Using four Houghton-Mifflin stories ("My Name is Maria Isabel," "Marven of the Great North Woods," "The Last Dragon," and "Sing to the Stars"), fourth-grade English language learners practice literacy and grammar skills. Differentiated...
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How Do You Find a Solution Set When You Have A Replacement Set?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Given a replacement set of values, plug them in to find a solution set to this inequality expression.
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Word Problems Leading to Rational Equations

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Show learners how to apply rational equations to the real world. Learners solve problems such as those involving averages and dilution. They write equations to model the situation and then solve them to answer the question — great...
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Writing, Evaluating, and Finding Equivalent Expressions with Rational Numbers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Groups write and evaluate expressions for various phone plans and scenarios to find which is the best deal. they then compare different approaches to writing expressions for the same scenario and discuss the concept of equivalent...
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Writing, Evaluating, and Finding Equivalent Expressions with Rational Numbers 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 20th segment in a series of 25 has learners work with percentage problems to generate equivalent expressions. Pupils find discounted prices using numerical and algebraic expressions. The task moves on to have individuals find the...
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Estimating Values of Expressions

For Students 8th Standards
You can't evaluate an irrational root expression without a calculator—or can you? Scholars estimate the value of roots within an expression to approximate the value of the expression. Expressions include a mix of square roots and whole...
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Generating Equivalent Expressions II

For Students 7th Standards
Discover how to apply the commutative and associative properties to generate equivalent expressions. The second lesson in the 28-part module asks pupils to rearrange an expression by grouping like terms. From there, they are able to...
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Writing Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Turning words into symbols is a powerful way to use mathematics. A direct video lesson presents several word problems requiring an algebraic expression. After defining the variable, the presenter shows how to write an expression...
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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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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
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How Do You Use the Zero Product Property to Find Solutions to an Equation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Provide this video for your class to help with understanding of how to use the zero product property to find solutions to an equation. Before viewing, learners will need to have a basic understanding of the zero product property since...
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How Do You Figure Out the Volume of a Solution Using Percents?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A word problem, chemistry, and percent? I know you want to throw your hands in the air and run away from this problem, but please don't. Pay close attention as the instructor helps you unpack this word problem to set up an equation that...
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Systematic Solution II

For Students 10th - 11th Standards
Up the difficulty level by solving a system of equations with variable coefficients. Young scholars devise a plan to solve for x and y in terms of a and b. They represent their solutions as expressions and explain their process and the...
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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...