8.EE.C.7b

Solve linear equations with rational number coefficients, including equations whose solutions require expanding expressions using the distributive property and collecting like terms.

 
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Understand one, infinite, or no solutions (Part 1 of 2)

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is the equation sign lying, or telling us something we already knew? Explore and understand one, infinite, or no solutions.

 
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Variables on both sides (Day 1 of 2)

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let kids become the kings/queens of Algebra Land by declaring which side of the equation is Variable Land and which side is Constant Land.

 
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Mine Craft Inspired Unit Project

8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Culminate solving equations using this unit project and the 3-D design program Google Sketch-up.

 
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Instant Riches Day 1 of 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Algebank is offering great investment opportunities! Let students decide how much of an investment is a good idea.

 
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Collect like terms first

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM! Get kids to collect like terms as part of solving equations.

 
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Apply algebra to solve problems (Part 1 of 2)

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To what can we assign x? And how might we set up equations to solve for x? Set the foundation for algebraic thinking.

 
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Understand one, infinite, or no solutions (Part 2 of 2)

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Push kids to create their own equations that have one, infinite, or no solutions, and unleash their math knowledge and creativity.

 
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Apply algebra to solve problems (Part 2 of 2)

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To what can we assign x? And how might we set up equations to solve for x? Set the foundation for algebraic thinking.

 
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Separate the Radicals

8th Grade Math » Unit: Relationships between Quantities/Reasoning with Equations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Relationships between Quantities/Reasoning with Equations
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Radical expressions are common in geometry, trigonometry, and in the building professions. The voltage formula in electrical engineering for example, is V = √PR. Students need to be confident solving radical equations.

 
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Introduction to solving equations

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Review solving equations while focusing on maintaining equivalence across the equal sign.

 
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Solving Equations- Distributive Property

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Give a little love! Get kids to distribute to every term within the parentheses while solving equations.

 
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Equations with mixed numbers and fractions

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Don't discriminate against fractions! Use what kids know about fractions and mixed numbers to solve complex equations.

 
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Spartan Pride - Solving with Distributive Property

8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

I've got spirit yes I do, how 'bout you? Ordering pep rally items leads to understanding the distributive property and solving equations.

 
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Assessment #3

8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Using equations to model relationships and solve problems is a necessary skill for students to master in Algebra 1.

 
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Keeping Your Identity

8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The proof is in the pudding, or in this case the identity properties. Learn they "why" behind how we solve equations.

 
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