A whole algebra unit including handouts, answers and unit test. Students model equations with algebra tiles as well as solve equations using balancing.
1) Substituting variables for numbers
2) Solving equations by subtraction
3) Solving equations by addition
4) Solving equations by division
5) Solving equations by multiplication
6) Solving two-step equations (y=mx+b)
7) Grouping like terms
8) Using the distributive property
9) Words into algebra
10) Problem solving using algebra
11) Graphing equations
Each section includes whole numbers, integers and rational numbers.