Lesson 3.3 SOLVING A ONE STEP VARIABLE EQUAtION

The student will be able to solve a one step variable equation

OPENING

  • x + 3 = 14      What does x represent? How did you figure it out?
  • y/12 = 3         What does y represent? How did you figure it out?

LESSON


Equations: a full number sentence; it must be balanced (like a see-saw).

Solving for x= finding what x is going to be

Inverse Operations= operations that undo each other

  • subtraction & addition are inverse operations of each other
  • multiplication & division are inverse operations of each other

Click on A LESSON FROM THOM to wach the following videos and be shure to take notes! :D

  • Solving One Step Equations Using Addition & Subtraction
  • Solving One Step Equations Using Multiplication & Division

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