My students have always struggled with literal equations. This card sort activity allows students to discover the pattern within the steps of solving literal equations and allows them to self-check their answers.
Instructions: Students are to cut out the literal equations into slips of paper with one step. Once students have cut out the slips they will find all of the steps to each equation. Sorting the equations requires the students to put them in order of the most logical order to solve the equation. There are a total of 4 literal equations to sort on this activity.