Balance the Scale, Part 1
Solving Equations - Balance the Scale, Part 1
Using a scale analogy is a great way to get students used to the idea of balancing an equation. Begin with really simple numbers. Have them use a worksheet similar to the one shown. Depending on the age of the students, you may not have to do too many of these examples to get them thinking about what they will need to do to balance the scale.
Once they have completed...
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