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Title Solving Multi-Step Equations
Description This lesson should take place after students have had practice solving single step equations involving adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing to solve for the unknown variable. In this lesson, students will conceptualize the process of solving multi-step linear equation by representing variables and constants on a balance.
Subject Mathematics
Level Middle School
Type Guided Activity
Duration 90 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords equations
Simulation(s) Equality Explorer (HTML5)


Author(s) Meenakshi Raghavan
Contact Email meenakshi.raghavan@bvsd.org
School / Organization Manhattan Middle School
Date submitted 18/07/25
Date updated 18/07/25