Solving Rational Equations and Checking for Extraneous Solutions
In this solving rational equations activity, students solve twenty rational equations making sure to check for extraneous solutions. The solutions are provided.
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Word Problems Leading to Rational Equations
Show learners how to apply rational equations to the real world. Learners solve problems such as those involving averages and dilution. They write equations to model the situation and then solve them to answer the question — great...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Some Potential Dangers When Solving Equations
Need a less abstract approach to introducing extraneous solutions? This is it! Young mathematicians explore properties used to solve equations and determine which operations maintain the same solutions. They eventually find that squaring...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Hyper-Solving Quadratic Equations
How does a ghost solve a quadratic equation? By completing the scare! Groups of learners develop a slideshow presentation outlining the ways to solve quadratic equations. The plan outlines the requirements, making the expectations clear...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed