Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Creating Linear Equations in One Variable
The example of two travelers meeting somewhere along the road has been a stereotypical joke about algebra as long as algebra has existed. Here in this detailed presentation, this old trope gets a careful and approachable treatment....
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
What is the Formula Connecting Distance, Speed, and Time?
The formula for uniform motion, meaning something is moving at a constant speed, is d=rt. This involves distance, rate, and time. If the word problem gives two of any of these values, the third unknown value can be found.
2 mins 6th - 9th Math