Students assign values to a variable, collect information about variables and use the information to solve for an unknown variable.
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Two-Variable Relationships in Real-World Problems
When tending to CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.9, this complete resource fits the bill. Learners work in groups or pairs to assign two variables to several real-world problems. They write equations, complete tables of solutions, and then...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Independent and Dependent Variable
Introduce learners to independent and dependent variables with an informative video.The two variables are defined via inputs and outputs. It makes clear that the independent variable is the one that the person has control over, while the...
6 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Identify Independent Variable and Dependent Variable on Various Representational Modes
The representation of a relationship really depends. The difference between dependent and independent variables is the focus of a short video that also includes examples of determining the types of variables. The presenter makes the...
8 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Variables in Simple Equations
A Cyberchase clip shows Hacker creating a game show that uses a variable to find out how much power is produced by a gleamer bug. Follow the video with a instructional activity about using variables to solve equations. Terrific handouts...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Relate Variables Using an Equation
Create an equation to find out how much money Carlie earns selling jam. Have your learners organize the data into a table to help create a linear graph. The video explains the relationship between the two and what each points on the line...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Solve For a Variable In Terms Of Another Variable?
Two variables in an equation and you want to solve for one in terms of the other. Watch the instructor demonstrate the steps to isolate each variable. She will use the subtraction rule of equality and the division rule of equality to...
3 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identify Independent and Dependent Variables
Do hours worked affect payment, or does payment affect the hours? Use this video to show your learners the difference between independent and dependent variables and how they affect each other. They will discover which relationship is...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed