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106 resources with the concept writing expressions

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Sidewalk Patterns

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Sidewalk patterns ... it's definitely not foursquare! Learners investigate patterns in sidewalk blocks, write an expression to represent the pattern, and then solve problems using the expressions.
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Patchwork

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Sew up learning on writing rules for patterns with an assessment task that has pupils investigate the number of triangles needed for cushions of different sizes. They then use the data to generate a rule for a cushion of any size.
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Sidewalk Stones

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One block, two blocks, white blocks, gray blocks. In the high school assessment task, learners investigate patterns of sidewalk stones to develop a quadratic expression for each colored block. Young mathematicians then use the expression...
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Table Tiling

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
How many total tiles does it take to tile a table top? Learners apply geometric concepts to determine the number of tiles needed for a specific square table top, and then use the result to create expressions for the number of tiles...
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Problem Solving

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
School subjects connect when your young scholars use math to edit English. Math allows you to convert an entire paragraph into a simple equation or inequality. Examples encourage learners to write expressions, equations, and inequalities...
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Analyze and Solve Linear Equations

For Students 8th Standards
Solve any issues you have with solving linear equations. Learners solve linear equations in one variable, starting with two-step equations, in the first chapter of a 10-part eighth-grade workbook series. They then progress to equations...
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Interpreting Parts of Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Express yourself! An engaging lesson includes a variety of activities that introduce expressions. Learners use everyday word expressions to convert to mathematical expressions before applying scoring options in football to write...
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Creating Linear Inequalities in One Variable

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Just when a young mathematician starts to feel comfortable turning word problems into linear equations, shake things up and throw inequalities in the mix. This excellent, instructive presentation takes the steps for solving an equality...
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
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Practice: Word Problems

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Congratulations, you've just hit the word problem jackpot! Covering an incredible range of topics from integers and fractions, to percents, geometry, and much more, this collection of worksheets will keep young mathematicians busy...
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Variable and Verbal Expressions

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Your learners will practice their math translations with this worksheet that focuses on algebraic expressions. See if they can go from sentence form to numerical and back again using the different operations and exponents. 
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Kitchen Floor Tiles

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
An interesting way to look at the kitchen floor is to count the number of tiles in the border. Fred starts with four white floor tiles and writes an expression for the number of tiles needed for the colored border. Algebra learners are...
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Delivery Trucks

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Algebra learners are to make sense of two different-sized sand trucks and the number of trips each truck makes. The resource lists four different expressions based on the size of each truck and the number of deliveries the trucks make....
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An Integer Identity

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Challenge algebra learners to use the difference of cubes to solve this problem. Once your charges have taken out the factor (a - b), combined the like terms and set them equal to zero, the problem becomes a factorable quadratic...
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Gotham City Taxis

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Taxi! Have your travelers figure out how far they can go in a taxi for $10.00. They must account for the mileage rate and tip in their calculation. They can set up a table or make an equation to solve for the exact mileage they can...
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Bookstore Account

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We use debt often to describe negative numbers and your learners will be able to see how it translates into math. They will be asked to go through a series of transactions and make simple equations for each one, following it with a...
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Fruit Salad

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Playing with values in this fruit salad problem allows learners to find out how many cherries were mixed in. Your middle schoolers can organize their thoughts in a chart before going into the equation. Eigth graders can skip the chart...
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The Djinni’s Offer

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
The djinni in this resource offers gold coins. Learners use the properties of exponents to make their decision as one offer increases exponentially. This makes a great group project. As the commentary suggests, start by having groups...
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Number Sentences Multiplying by 3

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
How many sets of eggs? Approach multiplication through sets of, in this case, three objects. Learners fill in blanks to complete a number sentence in two forms: ___ sets of 3= ___ and ___ x ___ = ___. There is an example they can...
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Mixed Tables

For Students 3rd - 4th
Bring out the pegboards for this one! As you introduce multiplication, explain it as sets of objects using these visual practice problems. Learners look at eight pegboards with varying rows filled. For each, they fill in two sentences...
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Mixed Tables

For Students 3rd - 4th
How many pennies does each person get? There are four visual division problems for young mathematicians to solve, and they divide 12 pennies among a set of people for each. They draw the coins above each recipient and then write the...
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Dividing by 3

For Students 3rd - 4th
Use money to practice basic division concepts with young scholars. Each of the seven problems has a set of coins and three empty purses. They add up the coins for a total value and fill in a blank division number sentence to demonstrate...
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Crossing Out

For Students K - 1st Standards
By crossing out objects young mathematicians can begin comprehending subtraction concepts. They examine six sets, each including two types of shapes. Learners choose one shape to cross out, filling in the subtraction equation this way...
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Finding the Area

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
For each of these eight rectangles, scholars write out the multiplication sentence to find the area given the side measurements. They use an example for reference and must remember to include square feet in their answer. All measurements...