Model a Real-Life Situation Using a System of Linear Equations

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Ah, the dreaded systems of equations word problem. Probably one of the best ways to connect algebra to the real-world, here is a video that goes through the steps on how to detect key words and create two equations that model the scenario.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the additional videos in the series for more practice with solving systems of linear equations
Classroom Considerations

  • The goal of the video is to set up a system of equation so that there is no solution provided for the example problem
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Pros

  • The narrator does a good job explaining all of the steps
  • Reviews what a system represents
Cons

  • None
Common Core