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Module - Solving Equations
Lesson 4 - Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

Lessons

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Solving Equations by Addition or Subtraction

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Solving Equations by Multiplication or Division

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Solving Multi-Step Equations

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Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

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Solving Equations and Formula

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Direct & Inverse Variation

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Module Review

 

 
SOL

A.4 - The student will solve multistep linear and quadratic equations in two variables, including
d) solving multistep linear equations algebraically and graphically.
f) solving real-world problems involving equations and systems of equations.
Graphing calculators will be used both as a primary tool in solving problems and to verify algebraic solutions.

Common Core Standards
8.EE.7a 8.EE.7b 8.EE.8b 8.EE.8c A-CED.1 A-CED.2 A-CED.3 A-REI.3
Warm-up
  1. ExamView Quiz: Solving Multi-Step Equations
  2. Warm-up: Solving Multi-step Equations (doc)
Lessons
  1. Notes (ver 1): Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (ppt)
  2. Notes (ver 2): Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (ppt) | Student Notes (doc)
  3. Game: Solving Equations Cards (doc) | (pdf)
  4. Classwork: Solving Equations Worksheet (doc)
Videos
  1. Video: PH Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides
  2. Video: PH Consecutive Integers Problem
  3. Video: PH Solving Distance, Rate, Time Problems
Explore Learning
  1. Solving Equations By Graphing Each Side: Solve an equation by graphing each side and finding the intersection of the lines. Vary the coefficients in the equation and explore how the graph changes in response.
Geogebra

 

Internet Sites
  1. Interactive Notes: Solve Linear Equations - lessons and practice problems at Regentsprep.org
  2. Notes: Visual Equations - lesson on solving equations visually using tiles from Regentsprep.org
  3. Interactive: Solving equations - applet that uses the "balance strategy" at Mathsnet.net
  4. Interactive Notes: Algebra Balance Scales - Interactive math manipulative that solves equations using a balance beam representation from matti.usu.edu. Choose the Algebra Balance Scales icon from the list.
Tasks

 

Homework
  1. Solving Equations Worksheet (doc)
  2. Geogebra Equations Assessment (ggb)
  3. Glencoe PWS (pdf)
  4. Glencoe SG (pdf)
Journal
  1. Opinion: What would help make you a better student of Algebra? Why?
  2. Diagram: Use tiles to draw the equation 2x + 2 = 3x + 6. Show how to find your solution using the tiles.
Study Guide
  1. ExamView Quiz: Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides
  2. Prentice Hall Quiz
Other
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