## Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Keeping it in Balance: One Step Equations - Section 2: Engagement

Here, I explain more thoroughly the reason behind the use of fact families as a way to help students understand the concept of solving one-step equations using the inverse operation.

Connection to Prior Knowledge: Fact Families

# Keeping it in Balance: One Step Equations

Unit 4: One-Step Equations & Inequalities
Lesson 2 of 15

## Big Idea: A Balancing Act: Using the properties of equality to solve for a variable in a one-step algebraic equation

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Math, algebraic expression, Inequalities (Algebra), Expressions (Algebra), one step equations, balancing equations, inverse operations
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### Michelle Braggs

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