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 realworld 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 
ACED.1 
ACED.2 
ACED.3 
AREI.3 

Warmup 
 ExamView Quiz: Solving MultiStep Equations
 Warmup:
Solving Multistep Equations (doc)

Lessons 
 Notes (ver
1): Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (ppt)
 Notes
(ver 2): Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides
(ppt)  Student
Notes (doc)
 Game: Solving
Equations Cards (doc)  (pdf)
 Classwork: Solving
Equations Worksheet (doc)

Videos 
 Video: PH Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides
 Video: PH Consecutive Integers Problem
 Video: PH Solving Distance, Rate, Time Problems

Explore Learning 
 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 
 Interactive
Notes: Solve Linear Equations  lessons
and practice problems at Regentsprep.org
 Notes:
Visual Equations  lesson on solving equations
visually using tiles from Regentsprep.org
 Interactive:
Solving equations  applet that uses the
"balance strategy" at Mathsnet.net
 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 
 Solving Equations
Worksheet (doc)
 Geogebra Equations Assessment (ggb)
 Glencoe PWS (pdf)
 Glencoe SG (pdf)

Journal 

Opinion: What would help make you a better student of Algebra?
Why?

Diagram: Use tiles to draw the equation 2x + 2 = 3x + 6. Show
how to find your solution using the tiles.

Study Guide 
 ExamView Quiz: Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides
 Prentice Hall Quiz

Other 
