Inverse Operations Teacher Resources
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Study Jams! Addition & Subtraction Equations
Zoe is decorating a cake for her grandpa's birthday and needs to know how many more candles to add. Follow along as she explains how to set up and solve algebraic equations in this step-by-step presentation. Equations with negative...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Relate Addition & Subtraction
Understanding the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction is essential for developing fluency in young mathematicians. Zoe and RJ explain how three numbers can form fact families that make two addition and two subtraction...
1st - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Single-Variable Equations Part II
Brainiacs explore the concept of solving single-variable equations.They use inverse operations to solve equations, and participate in activities such as balancing an equation scale. This is an awesome instructional activity, complete...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Write and Solve Subtraction Equations Using a Bar Model
Subtraction means take away, but the bar model shows how subtraction relates to addition. The bar model organizes the parts of an equation into a visual model. Using fact families, your mathematicians will be able to organize the...
6 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Knowledge of Inverse Operations to Solve Algebraic Word Problems
Fifth graders explore the concept of inverse operations. In this algebra lesson, 5th graders use part, part, whole model to describe inverse operations. Students solve equation problems and word problems as they apply their knowledge of...