# Q1W5 Algebra Teacher Carol Barnes Algebra 7th/8th Q1W5 Unit 2 Equations
Standard(s) Taught

MAFS.9.12.A-REI.2.3  Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including equations with coefficients represented by letters.

MAFS.912.A-CED.1.4  Rearrange formulas to highlight a quantity of interest, using the same reasoning as in solving equations.  Literal Equations.  Solving for a certain variable.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
• solve equations with absolute values.
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• determine if an equation has one solution, no solution, or infinite solutions.
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• solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable including equations with coefficients represented by letters.

• solve compound inequalities.

• solve formulas for a specified variable (literal equations).

• explain the steps used to rearrange a formula to highlight a variable of interest(algebraic proof)

• make connections between solving equations and rearranging formulas.

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

Bellringer:  Solve literal equation A=1/2bh for h.

Whole Group:  ISN – Page 8 Solving Equations with Absolute Value Absolute Value Equation Notes Practice

Small Group:  Equations with Absolute Value worksheet 10 problems on back with partner and Literal Equations Practice

Independent:  Khan Academy Multi-step Linear Inequalities and Solving Multi-step Linear Inequality Problems  (4 problems in each) (for help with the 2nd assignment, watch the videos under Multi-Step Inequalities on Khan Academy).

Wednesday:

Bellringer:  Solve absolute value equation |5c| = 55.  Solve Literal Equation A = P + Pt for t.

Whole Group:  ISN – Page 9 Solving Equations with No Solution & Infinite Solutions. No Solution, Infinite Solution Notes

Small Group: All Things Algebra “” practice 10 problems No Solution, Infinite Solution HW

Independent:  TEST: Multi-Step Equations, Multi-Step Inequalities, Equations with Absolute Value

IXL (Algebra) J.8 (70%)

Thursday/Friday:

Bellringer:

Whole Group:  ISN – Page 9 Compound Inequalities (All Things Algebra). Compound Inequalities Notes

Small Group: All Things Algebra Inequalities practice 10 problems (turn in for grade) Compound Inequalities Practice HW

Independent:  IXL (Algebra)  Inequalities K.13, K.14 (70%)

Assignments Due

All IXL’s and Khan Academy assignments will be graded along with written assignments designated as gradable above.