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Understanding How to Find a Variable in a Word Problem

Unit 12: Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT identify a variable that represents the unknown within a word problem, create equations with the variable, and solve using the equation.

Big Idea: Students will work together and independently in this lesson to successfully determine an appropriate variable, situation equation and solution to word problems.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, variable, equation, word problems
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