# Solving Equations

A Collection of Tasks for Learning or Assessment SE
Targets:
1. I can solve:
· single variable equations
· single variable inequalities algebraically and graphically.
· literal equations for a specified variable (rearrange a formula for a specific variable.
2. I can solve proportions that contain variables.

### Developing Algebraic Thinking

Number Tricks and algebra (Pre 5a.1-Revised).doc TRAFFIC JAM-Algebraic Thinking.doc

### Solving Equations

These lessons utilize manipulatives (hands-on equations and candy) to solve equations.
Build and Solve (Alg 3.1 Revised).doc SolvingEquationsUsingCandy.doc

Toolbox lessons guide students through the steps involved in solving equations.
Solving Equations Toolbox.doc My Equation Toolbox -teacher (Alg 3 Revised).doc My Equation Toolbox- student(Alg 3 Revised).doc

Students examine solved equations to identify mistakes.
Examining Equation Solutions.doc Inspection of a Solved Equation.doc
Students use writing to explain the steps involved in solving equations. Writing about Solving Equations.doc
A good summary game for solving equations. Solving Equations Game (Pre 5.3a).doc

Foldables summarizing solving equations. One-Step Equation Foldable.doc Solving Equations Foldables I (Alg 3 Revised).doc
Practice worksheets for solving equations. Solving Two Step Equations-Practice.pdf
Two Step Word Problems - Practice.pdf Solving Multi-Step Equations - Practice.pdf

### Writing and Solving Equations

In the following lessons students write equations that match stories and then solve the equations.
Writing and Solving Equations from Word Problems (Pre 5a.3).doc Equations from Symbols and Stories (Pre 5a.4).doc
Equation Stories(Alg 3).doc Equation Stories and Solutions.doc Elevator Puzzle-Equations.doc

### Inequalities

Solving and Graphing Inequalities Practice.doc Solving Equations and Inequalities Practice.doc
Solving Inequalities - Practice.pdf Inequality Applications.doc

### Solving Literal Equations

Solving Literal Equations for a Specified Variable.doc

### Assessment

BalancingandSolving (Alg 3.2).doc