Writing Task 6.EE.5 Item 4

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Young mathematicians seek the unknown in this short algebra exercise. Given a simple subtraction equation involving decimals, learners must find the value of the variable and provide a written explanation supporting their answer.

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CCSS: Designed

Instructional Ideas

  • Assign this problem as a warm-up activity during a lesson on solving addition and subtraction equations
  • After recording answers, have students discuss the problem with a partner, a small group, or the whole class
  • Use this resource as an exit card assessment following an introductory lesson on solving one-step algebraic equations
Classroom Considerations

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  • Worksheet is downloadable as a Word document that can be edited
  • Two copies of the worksheet are formatted to fit on a single page

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