Systems of Equations

Now that learners figured out how to solve for one variable, why not add another? The instructional activity demonstrates, through examples, how to solve a linear system using graphing, substitution, and elimination.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the provided resource to develop a lesson presentation
  • Provide learners with examples of situations that would be efficient to solve with each method
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource does not reference graphing calculators; supplement depending on the needs of your classes
  • The 18th in a series of 20 algebra lessons
Pros

  • Provides a set of practice problems for repetition practice
Cons

  • Problems do not use context, which leaves the process abstract and without meaning
Common Core