Apply algebra to solve problems (Part 1 of 2)

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SWBAT apply algebra to solve problems.

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.


10 minutes

Each day, students complete a warm-up that usually consists of spiraling the previous day's material, in addition to older material.  Warm-up problems also sometimes extend lessons that students have encountered before to more unfamiliar contexts.

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The homework includes questions related to this lesson, as well as spiraled review.  I also provide answers to the problems on page 2.