Math Curriculum

Level D
Unit: Solving Equations and Inequalities
Key Lesson 7.6.11 Using Equations to Solve Problems

Lesson topic: Solve word problems with equations

Instructor Materials

  • Teacher guide
  • Slides
  • Practice Problems resource
  • CCRS standard: 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 7.EE.4a
  • Learning goal: Interpret and coordinate tape diagrams, equations, and verbal descriptions for situations involving signed numbers. Solve an equation of the form px + q = r or p(x + q) = r to determine an unknown quantity in a situation, and present the solution method (orally, in writing, and through other representations). Write an equation of the form px + q = r or p(x + q) = r to represent a situation involving signed numbers.
  • 7.6 Assessment and Practice Problems

Student Materials

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