Solve Pairs of Linear Equations Visually by Using Visual Models

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Solving a linear system can seem like rocket science to middle schoolers until they watch how equations represent actual objects. Watch how the video replaces the variables with pencils and pencil boxes to represent the manipulation of the equations to solve for each variable. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use with the additional lessons in the series to complete the standard
Classroom Considerations

  • Good way to visualize whats happening, but isn't the preferred way to solve linear equation
Pros

  • Represents with visual models
  • Includes lesson slides, a worksheet, and answer key
Cons

  • None
Common Core