Solving Two Step Equations Involving Decimals

With two examples, the presenter shows how to solve a two-step linear equation that contains decimals. Prior to solving the first example, the presentation reviews the steps to solving any two-step linear equation. The examples require using all four operations with decimals. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Pause the video when each example is presented and have the class solve the equation
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be comfortable working with decimals
  • Individuals must know the basics of solving a two-step equation
Pros
  • Displays the arithmetic steps required in solving the equation
  • Uses a calculator to check the solution
Cons
  • None