### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Instruction focuses the application of the properties of equality. Refer to Properties of Operations, Equality and Inequality (Appendix D).

*Clarification 2:* Instruction includes equations in the forms px±q=r and p(x±q)=r, where p, q and r are specific rational numbers.

*Clarification 3:* Problems include linear equations where the variable may be on either side of the equal sign.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**7

**Strand:**Algebraic Reasoning

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to compare an arithmetic solution to an algebraic solution of a word problem.

Students are asked to write and solve an equation of the form *p*(*x* + *q*) = *r* in the context of a problem about the perimeter of a square.

Students are asked to write and solve a two-step equation to model the relationship among variables in a given scenario.

## Original Student Tutorials Science - Grades K-8

Use models to solve balance problems on a space station in this interactive, math and science tutorial.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Professor E. Qual will teach you how to solve and check two-step equations in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 1 of a two-part series about solving 2-step equations. **Click HERE to open Part 2.**

Practice solving and checking two-step equations with rational numbers in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 2 of the two-part series on two-step equations. **Click HERE to open Part 1.**

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Practice solving and checking two-step equations with rational numbers in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 2 of the two-part series on two-step equations. **Click HERE to open Part 1.**

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Professor E. Qual will teach you how to solve and check two-step equations in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 1 of a two-part series about solving 2-step equations. **Click HERE to open Part 2.**

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Use models to solve balance problems on a space station in this interactive, math and science tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorial

This video shows how to construct and solve a basic linear equation to solve a word problem.

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## Video/Audio/Animations

Based upon the definition of speed, linear equations can be created which allow us to solve problems involving constant speeds, time, and distance.

Note: This video exceeds basic expectations for the mathematical concept(s) at this grade level. The video is intended for students who have demonstrated mastery within the scope of instruction who may be ready for a more rigorous extension of the mathematical concept(s). As with all materials, ensure to gauge the readiness of students or adapt according to student's needs prior to administration.

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The video explains the process of creating linear equations to solve real-world problems.

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