Modeling Problem Situations

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Taught by MrA
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Lesson Description:

Modeling problem situations with equations. Learn how to take a word problem and write an equation to solve it. Also, learn how to make up a problem given an algebraic equation.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you write equations for word problems?
  • What are some strategies for solving word problems?
  • How do you make tables for word problems?
  • How do you solve a situation using a graphing calculator?
  • What are some real-life situations for equations?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video gives you a good model for problem solving and coming up with an equation based on a problem. This is one of the more difficult things for students to do -- sifting through information for the important stuff and writing an equation to solve the problem. Lots of examples are included.