# Standard 2: Solve multi-step one-variable equations and inequalities. Export Print
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Number: MA.8.AR.2
Title: Solve multi-step one-variable equations and inequalities.
Type: Standard
Subject: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning

## Related Benchmarks

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## Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

## Access Points

MA.8.AR.2.AP.1a
Identify the steps to solve a given multi-step equation in one variable, with integers coefficients. Include equations with variables on both sides.
MA.8.AR.2.AP.1b
Solve multi-step equations in one variable, with integers coefficients. Include equations with variables on both sides.
MA.8.AR.2.AP.2
Select a two-step inequality from a list that represents a real-world situation and use substitution to solve.
MA.8.AR.2.AP.3

Given an equation in the form of x²= p and x³= q, use tools to determine real solutions where p is a perfect square up to 144 and q is a perfect cube from –125 to 125.

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## Formative Assessments

Students are asked to solve simple quadratic and cubic equations and represent solutions using square root and cube root symbols.

Type: Formative Assessment

Recycled Inequalities:

Students are asked to solve a real-world problem by writing and solving an inequality.

Type: Formative Assessment

Write, Solve and Graph an Inequality:

Students are asked to write, solve, and graph a two-step inequality.

Type: Formative Assessment

Students are asked to solve a two-step inequality.

Type: Formative Assessment

Linear Equations - 2:

Students are asked to solve a linear equation in one variable with rational coefficients.

Type: Formative Assessment

Linear Equations - 1:

Students are asked to solve a linear equation in one variable with rational coefficients.

Type: Formative Assessment

Equation Prototypes:

Students are asked to write examples of equations with one solution, no solutions, and infinitely many solutions.

Type: Formative Assessment

Counting Solutions:

Students are asked to identify and explain whether given equations have one solution, no solutions, or infinitely many solutions.

Type: Formative Assessment

Linear Equations - 3:

Students are asked to solve a linear equation in one variable with rational coefficients and variables on both sides of the equation.

Type: Formative Assessment

## Lesson Plans

The Speeding Ticket (Part 1: Solving Linear Equations with One Variable):

"The Speeding Ticket" lesson uses real world application to create and solve linear equations and tables with one variable numerically, verbally, and algebraically. The student will also learn the relationship between the independent and dependent variables.

Type: Lesson Plan

Method to My Mathness:

In this lesson, students will complete proof tables to justify the steps taken to solve multi-step equations. Justifications include mathematical properties and definitions..

Type: Lesson Plan

## Original Student Tutorials

Square Root Part 3: Simplifying Radicals:

Learn how to simplify radicals in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Square Root Part 2: Non-Perfect Squares:

Learn what non-perfect squares are and find the decimal approximation of their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Square Root Part 1: Perfect Squares:

Learn what perfect squares are and find their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 5 How Many Solutions?:

Learn how equations can have 1 solution, no solution or infinitely many solutions in this interactive tutorial.

This is part five of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 4 Putting it All Together:

Learn alternative methods of solving multi-step equations in this interactive tutorial.

This is part five of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-step Equations: Part 3 Variables on Both Sides:

Learn how to solve multi-step equations that contain variables on both sides of the equation in this interactive tutorial.

This is part five of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 2 Distributive Property:

Explore how to solve multi-step equations using the distributive property in this interactive tutorial.

This is part two of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 1 Combining Like Terms:

Learn how to solve multi-step equations that contain like terms in this interactive tutorial.

This is part one of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Justifiable Steps:

Learn how to explain the steps used to solve multi-step linear equations and provide reasons to support those steps with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea

Solving Equations using Zero Pairs:

Unlock an effective teaching strategy for teaching solving equations using zero pairs in this Teacher Perspectives video for educators.

Type: Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea

## Tutorial

Solve a Consecutive Integer Problem Algebraically:

This video will show how to solve a consecutive integer problem.

Type: Tutorial

## Student Resources

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## Original Student Tutorials

Square Root Part 3: Simplifying Radicals:

Learn how to simplify radicals in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Square Root Part 2: Non-Perfect Squares:

Learn what non-perfect squares are and find the decimal approximation of their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Square Root Part 1: Perfect Squares:

Learn what perfect squares are and find their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 5 How Many Solutions?:

Learn how equations can have 1 solution, no solution or infinitely many solutions in this interactive tutorial.

This is part five of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 4 Putting it All Together:

Learn alternative methods of solving multi-step equations in this interactive tutorial.

This is part five of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-step Equations: Part 3 Variables on Both Sides:

Learn how to solve multi-step equations that contain variables on both sides of the equation in this interactive tutorial.

This is part five of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 2 Distributive Property:

Explore how to solve multi-step equations using the distributive property in this interactive tutorial.

This is part two of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• Click HERE to open Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Multi-Step Equations: Part 1 Combining Like Terms:

Learn how to solve multi-step equations that contain like terms in this interactive tutorial.

This is part one of five in a series on solving multi-step equations.

• [CURRENT TUTORIAL] Part 1: Combining Like Terms
• Click HERE to open Part 2: The Distributive Property
• Click HERE to open Part 3: Variables on Both Sides
• Click HERE to open Part 4: Putting It All Together
• Click HERE to open Part 5: How Many Solutions?

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Justifiable Steps:

Learn how to explain the steps used to solve multi-step linear equations and provide reasons to support those steps with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorial

Solve a Consecutive Integer Problem Algebraically:

This video will show how to solve a consecutive integer problem.

Type: Tutorial

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