Math Curriculum

Level D
Unit: Solving Equations and Inequalities
Key Lesson 7.6.5 Reasoning About Equations and Tape Diagrams (Part 2)

Lesson topic: Connect situations with equations and diagrams

Instructor Materials

  • Teacher guide
  • Slides
  • Practice Problems resource
  • CCRS standard: 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 7.EE.4a
  • Learning goal: Coordinate tape diagrams, equations of the form p(x + q) = r, and verbal descriptions of the situations. Explain (orally and in writing) how to use a tape diagram to determine the value of an unknown quantity in an equation of the form p(x + q) = r. Interpret (in writing) the solution to an equation in the context of the situation it represents.
  • 7.6 Assessment and Practice Problems

Student Materials

Related Lessons


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Review and Extend

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