Solving Equations Using Algebra 2

If you use a fabulous lesson, then your pupils can become fabulous at solving equations. The 24th installment of 25 incorporates using if-then statements to illustrate the properties of equality used in solving two-step linear equations. Groups work together to solve several word problems and create charts to share with the rest of the class to finish the resource.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use a gallery walk to have groups share their solution methods
  • Create a graphic organizer for each property of equality with the definition and an example
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should understand the properties of equality
Pros

  • Exercises use tape diagrams to verify solutions to the algebraic equations
  • The problem set includes linear equations with no context to solve to allow students to practice the skill
Cons

  • None
Common Core