In this activity, the student is asked to solve a variety of equations (one solution, infinite solutions, no solution) in the traditional algebraic manner and to use pictures of a pan balance to show the solution process.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**Grade Level(s):**8

**Instructional Time:**15 Minute(s)

**Freely Available:**Yes

**Keywords:**Solving Equations, solving, equations, linear equations, variable, cpalms, icpalms, illustrativemathematics.org, illustrative mathematics, tasks, mathematics, math, Florida standards, resource, free, freely available, problems-based learning, student activities, balance, solutions

**Instructional Component Type(s):**

**Problem-Solving Task**

**Resource Collection:**Illustrative Mathematics