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Middle and high schoolers solve systems of equations relating to money and explore substitution and elimination strategies. For this activity, pupils review The Chicken and Pigs problem and compare their solutions with the graphing solution. They complete the worksheet on systems of equation for practice.
Begin your next algebra unit with this introductory instructional activity on variables and algebraic expressions. This plan requires a SMART board and includes a SMART notebook file. The file contains a guiding question and two learning activities that will teach learners to write simple algebraic expressions using a single variable.
In this language of algebra instructional activity, 8th graders solve and complete 6 different problems that include using different terminology to illustrate algebraic problems. First, they match the pictures on the right with the correct algebraic expressions. Then, students complete the table by filling in the picture and algebra form for each description given.
In this word problems learning exercise, students solve 20 different word problems that are related to and use algebra. First, they determine the total amount of money spent in one week given the information. Then, students determine the proportion of water in a solution. They also determine the sum of 4 consecutive integers for a given number.
Use this semester review worksheet to prep for a test or to determine which learners need extra help prior to the end of a unit. They write algebraic expressions to represent a verbal phrase and determine the sequence of numbers. There are 28 problems on this very neat and well-organized page.
Need a fast way to review algebra and geometry skills? Use this short worksheet to solve linear equations involving the distributive property and variables on both sides. Then use the properties of parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and transversals to set up equations and solve for missing variables. A quick and easy way to connect algebra and geometry together!