6.EE.5 – Understand solving an equation or inequality as a process of answering a question: which values from a specified set, if any, make the equation or inequality true? Use substitution to determine whether a given number in a specified set makes an equation or inequality true.
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Isolation Drills:
 Solving equations and inequalities through substitution
 One step equation intuition
 Constructing and solving equations in the real world 1
 Onestep equations with multiplication
 One step equations
Interactive Practice:
 Solving Equations Using Inverse Operations – Explanation, examples and fifteen sample questions plus one standardized test practice question on this worksheet
 Algebraic Expressions – Explanation, examples, and several practice problems
 Algebraic Reasoning Using Weighing Scales – Learn how to think algebraically with these clever weighing scales. Levels 1 and 2 contain two scales. Level 3 is more difficult and has three scales. Your goal is to determine the weight of one or more of the objects.
 Balancing Equations – Spy Guys Interactive Lesson 11
 Beginning Algebra Tutorial 4: Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations – Introduction, tutorial, lots of examples followed by practice problems
 Evaluate a Formula Using Substitution – Short video lesson
 Evaluate Expressions – Substitute values for variables in algebraic expressions and evaluate the expressions
 Evaluating an Expression with One Variable – Explanation, practice and a game
 Evaluating Expressions – Explanation, examples and a workout
 Evaluating Expressions with Two Variables – Explanation, practice and a game
 Evaluation: Evaluating Expressions, Polynomials, and Functions – Twopage lesson from Purple Math
 Expression Evaluation Calculator – Enter your expression and click on Evaluate.
 Expression Evaluation; Introduction to Expressions – First page of a multi page lesson with many examples and images
 How to Solve Linear Inequalities – From E How
 How to Solve Two Step Linear Equations in Algebra – Simple video lesson
 Inequalities and Their Graphs – Draw a graph for each inequality, answers on pages 3 and 4 of this worksheet
 Late Delivery – Find the value of expression written on each door to deliver the mail
 Learning ratios and proportions through scale drawings – A text lesson plan
 Linear Equations in One Variable – Tutorial with examples, several video clips are available to help student understanding
 Linear Inequalities – From Paul’s Online Math Notes
 Linear Inequalities – Graphing with a TI83+/84+ calculator
 Math Word Problems – Eight question multiple choice quiz [Variation or Inverse Proportion]
 Patterns in Algebra – Find the relationship between two variables by using a table to find the pattern on this worksheet
 Practice problems in solving an equation with variables on both sides– Ten practice problems, answers are checked
 SingleVariable Inequalities – Solve onestep linear inequalities with this IXL quiz; addition and subtraction
 Solve Equations with Algebra – How to solve linear equations in one variable using algebra
 Solve One Step Linear Equations – Write your answer with w first, followed by an inequality symbol
 Solving an Equation – Practice at manipulating expressions and finding the value of variables
 Solving Linear Equations – Video lesson, solving linear equations with variable expressions in the denominators
 Solving Linear Inequalities – Tutorial with a large number of examples
 Solving OneStep Inequalities by Adding/Subtracting – Solve each inequality and graph its solution, answers on pages 3 and 4
 Solving OneStep Inequalities by Multiplying/Dividing – Solve each inequality and graph its solution, answers on pages 3 and 4
 Solving OneStep Linear Equations – Four page lesson from Purple Math, includes a Mathway widget to practice
 Solving OneStep Linear Inequalities – Examples with graphs followed by guided practice and a problem set; answers not included
 Solving Problems Involving Direct Proportion – Some good practice problems are presented here, UK units used [close the subscription screen to get to the problems]
 Solving Proportion Problems – Four examples with detailed explanation
 Taming Word Problems – An Internet4Classsrooms WebQuest related to this standard
 Teacher Dodgeball – Rearrange the numbers and operational signs to form a correct equation in the time given. If you are correct, you will hit the teacher with the dodgeball and move on to a more challenging round. Defeat all five teachers and earn your dodgeball champion certificate.
 Translating Words Into Symbols – Translating words into symbols is equivalent to modeling a situation using an equation and variables
 Using Graphs, Equations, and Tables to Investigate the Elimination of Medicine from the Body: Modeling the Situation – Lesson plan from NCTM
 Using Inverse Operations to Solve Equations: When Students Ask – Suggestions for ways to answer student questions regarding this standard
 Using Letters as Variables in Algebra – Part of the Making Math Meaningful series
 Variables and Constants in Algebra – From School for Champions
 Verbal Reasoning – Challenges students to clearly understand a problem and think through the solution
 What Variable Would You Use …? – An answer from Wiki Answers
 Why Do We Use Variables in Algebra? – From Ask Dr. Math
 Writing Algebraic Equations – Explanation, examples, and five practice exercises to work
 Writing Equations – Sentences to translate into equations
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