# Writing & Solving Two-Step Equations Project ~ Common Core 6.EE 7.EE

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Common Core Standards
6.EE.B.5, 6.EE.B.7, 7.EE.B.4
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### PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This is a real life activity/project where students must make decisions about purchases now that they're "on their own." Students write and solve 2 step equations to see what the monthly payments would be for certain TVs, refrigerators, laptop computers and cars. Based on the budgeted amount, students decide which objects they can afford. One problem includes percents of numbers.

Common Core Standards:
6.EE.5 - Understand solving an equation as a process of answering a question.
6.EE.7- Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations.
7.EE.4- Use variables to represent quantities in a real-world or mathematical problem, and construct simple equations to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities.

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This is a great real world project for equations!
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Love this Activity!! The kids had a lot of fun with this!!
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Fabulous! Used it as a "learning task" for my Algebra students.
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Great way to relate math to real life! My students needed practice at writing equations so this was perfect.
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Excellent product, especially for those students requiring extra hints to get started. I will leave as is for the majority of my students, but may white out the sample equations (after the first problem) for my higher level students!
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Loved this activity. The students even researched their own items to purchase, and wrote and solved their own equations.
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This was terrific! It is so hard to find ready-made materials that provide real-life examples. Thanx so much.
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This activity was scaffolded so every student in my 6th grade class was able to complete most of the items. The last items were challenging enough for the more advanced students.
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Wonderful real-life application of two-step equations. My 7th graders loved this activity!