# Inverse Operations Teacher Resources

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#### What are Inverse Operations?

Explore inverse operations. Video viewers watch as a teacher shows how to "undo" an operation by using the opposite operation. By the end, learners should grasp that addition is the opposite of subtraction and division is the opposite of...

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#### What are Inverse Operations?

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#### Inverse Operations

Demonstrate the important concept of inverse operations through an engaging video tutorial. The narrator explains that creating an understanding of inverse operations is essential to solving equations. The video also looks at the...

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#### Study Jams! Relate Multiplication & Division

Sometimes the easiest way to understand division is to look at it as multiplication. Show your mathematicians that every problem can be written backward to make it easier for them. The video explains how the relationship between...

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#### Solving with Inverse Operations

What does order of operations have to do with solving equations? A video explains solving two-step equations using a do/undo chart. Learners recognize the operations within an equation and use inverse operations to undo those operations.

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#### Writing Task 6.EE.2 Item 3

Wondering how well your students can solve algebraic equations, but don't have time for a long assessment? Look no further than this simple exit card. Given both a division and multiplication equation, learners must solve for each...

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#### Writing Task 6.EE.5 Item 6

Investigate the ability of young mathematicians to solve one-step algebraic equations using the inverse operation with this simple exercise. Given two equations, one involving multiplication and one division, learners must determine...

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#### Algebra: Solve Multiplication and Division Equations - Practice 12.4

In this solving multiplication and division algebraic equations activity, students solve and state the inverse operations, write and solve equations to find missing parts of areas, write equations to show how the input is changed to the...

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#### How Do You Solve a Decimal Inequality Using Division?

Divide decimals to solve this inequality! Learners can watch the instructor in this thorough video as she works through an inequality that contains decimals. This resource is appropriate for teaching, reinforcing, or reviewing the concept.

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#### Inverse Operations

In this inverse operations worksheet, students solve equations using inverse operations. A detailed example and explanation is available prior to the exercises. This two-page worksheet contains four problems.

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#### Study Jams! Addition & Subtraction Equations

Zoe is decorating a cake for her grandpa's birthday and needs to know how many more candles to add. Follow along as she explains how to set up and solve algebraic equations in this step-by-step presentation. Equations with negative...

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#### Inverse

Your class can learn all about inverse operations. They will review what inverse operations are, see examples, learn how to use inverse operation to check an answer, write addition and subtraction equations in the inverse, and use the...

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#### How Do You Solve a Decimal Inequality Using Division?

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#### Division and Multiplication Facts Sheet

In this inverse operations worksheet, students complete 14 fill in the blanks by providing the inverse of the operation given. Multiplication facts are given and students must produce the two division facts which are the inverse.

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#### Write and Solve Division Equations Using a Bar Model

Introduce the bar model to your mathematicians to show the relationship of division to parts of a whole. The method shows a visual interpretation of the different parts. The solution is found by rewriting the division into a...

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#### Using Inverse Operations

Fourth graders demonstrate inverse operations by playing a card game. In this inverse operations lesson, 4th graders work in small groups with a deck of cards. Two players draw cards but do not look at them. The recording student...

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#### Using Inverse Operations to Solve Equations

Fifth graders discover how to use inverse operations to solve equations. In this inverse operations lesson, 5th graders explore visual examples. Students also practice solving problems that their instructors model.

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#### Modeling Division of Fractions

Introduce young mathematicians to the process of dividing fractions with a hands-on math lesson. Using the help of fraction strips and other visual models, children work through a series of example problems as they deepen their...

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#### Solve Multiplication and Division Equations - Reteach 12.4

In this algebra worksheet, students read three steps to solving multiplication and division equations. They solve twelve equations and write the inverse operation used.

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#### Division (No Remainders)

Help young mathematicians build a solid understanding of division with this base ten block activity. With the help of these popular math manipulatives, children model different math problems in order to reinforce the connection between...

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#### Relation Addition to Subtraction

Using addition facts to subtract, or inverse operations, is targeted in this nine-slide PowerPoint. A brief explanation of how addition and subtraction are related is presented prior to a list of examples. Tip: After showing this...

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#### Division and Multiplication Facts

In this inverse operations instructional activity, students complete 14 division problems that are the inverse of each given multiplication fact. A graphic organizer provides cues to guide students.

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#### Solving Linear Equations

In this linear equations worksheet, students solve and complete 20 different problems that include using the order of operations. First, they distribute to remove the parentheses and combine like terms. Then, students move variables and...

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#### Relating Multiplication and Division

In this inverse operations worksheet, students analyze 6 multiplication or division problems and tell how to use the inverse operation to isolate the variable.