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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
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Writing Equations of Circles

For Students 10th - 12th
For this writing equations worksheet, students examine given information and write the equation of a circle in standard form. This four-page worksheet contains 30 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
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Algebra: Write an Equation - Reteach 12.2

For Students 6th - 8th
In this writing equations worksheet, middle schoolers read word equations and write them as algebraic equations using x to represent the variable. Students write eight short answers.
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For Students 10th
For 15 different reactions, a balanced equation and answers to quite difficult questions are needed.  Terminology about substrates, ions and oxidation states is included.
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Grade 1: Making Doubles

For Teachers 1st
Double double this this, double double that that! First graders consider the idea of doubling numbers by writing equations that show addition and subtraction. They are provided with six word problems that ask them to draw or write and...
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Writing Equations for Parallel Lines

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Acquaint your class with the concept of parallel lines. Learners watch a PowerPoint presentation about how to write equations of parallel lines. Their understanding of linear equations and slope is taken a step further by the exercises...
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Number Cube Equations - Enrichment 12.4

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing equations enrichment instructional activity, students play a game with a partner recording equations as the directions instruct. Students respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Writing equations for the picture project

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students write equations for their graphs. In this algebra instructional activity, students analyze graphs after they plot them using coordinate points and write an equation for the line given the slope and y-intercept. They express...
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Representing Proportional Relationships with Equations 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars determine how long it takes to build a birdhouse with the second lesson on using equations with proportional relationships. The resource uses examples such as birdhouse building and produce prices to encourage pupils to write...
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More Balancing Equations and Writing Formulas Practice

For Students 10th
The nine equations that need to be balanced range in difficulty. The table table that follows also has a variety of ions that will bond in different ways to challenge your pupils.  This would be a useful review and could also be used as...
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Problem Solving with Equations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Having problems with problem solving? Here's a video for you! Pupils watch an informative YouTube video that describes how to set up and solve equations for a given situation. It shows each step in the problem-solving process for several...
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Angle Problems and Solving Equations II

For Students 7th Standards
Demonstrate the application of algebra to geometric angle relationships with an activity that asks learners to use what they know about adjacent and vertical angles to write algebraic equations.  Diagrams become more complex in this...
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Writing Equations from Tables - Linear II

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Discover the different depictions of linear equations with an instructional video that gives an example of writing an equation from a table of values. It also shows how to graph equations on a graphing calculator, including how to...
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Study Jams! Creating Equations from Word Problems

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Word problems are full of information waiting to be deciphered. This animated video explains how to look for the important parts and how to translate those word cues into the correct signs. Go through a problem from start to finish and...
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Write Basic Equations from Sentences

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
From words to symbols ... the power of algebra! Individuals learn to write algebraic equations from a verbal expression using a video demonstration. The examples compare the number of apples to bananas in six different ways, allowing...
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Study Jams! Determine the Missing Operation in an Equation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Deepen the number sense of your math class with a short presentation on writing equations. Using the relationship between numbers, young mathematicians learn how to determine the missing operator in an equation. A number of opportunities...
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Finding Equation of a Linear Graph

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Quick and to the point! A well-designed lesson describes how to write the equation of a linear function. Highlighting the slope and y-intercept, the video instructor explains how to put them together to create the equation in three...
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Have Some Pizza: Introduction to Systems of Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
Frugal shoppers, linear systems are your friends! Armed with information about the rates different pizza places charge for their pizzas and deliveries, learners write equations to represent each restaurant. After analyzing the graphs,...
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Describe a Real-World Situation with an Equation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Math is real life and when given a word problem, the narrator talks through the steps to create an equation. The steps are broken down and the set up is explain. The equation is never solved, but have your learners solve it on their own. 
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Writing Equations: Subtraction 0 to 20

For Students 1st - 2nd
Here are 9 subtraction problems all resulting in differences less than 20. Each problem is worded a different way: take away, minus, or subtract _ from _. This is great because it demonstrates the various ways subtraction problems may be...
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Writing Equations for Parallel Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make connections between geometry and algebra concepts. Using a point on a side of a geometric figure and the equation of the line that contains the parallel opposite side, learners find the unknown equation of the line. They write the...
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Solving Two-Step Word Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction of Whole Number Including Money

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students determine how to write equations to solve two-step word problems using addition or subtraction. In this word problem lesson, students review number facts and problem solving steps. They apply the problem solving steps as they...
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Sports Count and Add

For Students 1st - 2nd
Learning to write equations is a good way to build foundational math skills. Learners solve 6 fill in the blank problems where they count sports related pictures, then write a math sentence or equation to describe each picture. Equations...
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Writing Task 6.EE.5

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Examine the algebraic thinking of young mathematicians with this short writing exercise. Provided with two single variable algebraic equations, learners must solve each and provide a written explanation for why the solutions are the same.

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