Equations with mixed numbers and fractions

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SWBAT solve equations with mixed numbers and fractions.

Big Idea

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


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.