Writing Task 6.EE.5 Item 6

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Investigate the ability of young mathematicians to solve one-step algebraic equations using the inverse operation with this simple exercise. Given two equations, one involving multiplication and one division, learners must determine which variable has the greater value and provide a written explanation in support of their answer.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign this exercise as a warm-up activity during a lesson on solving multiplication and division equations
  • Once individuals have completed the problem, have them discuss their answers with a partner, a small group, or the entire class
  • Implement this worksheet as an exit card assessment following a lesson on using the inverse operation to solve algebraic equations
Classroom Considerations

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  • Worksheet is downloadable as Word document that can be edited

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