This Problem Trail (scavenger hunt) includes 9 multistep equations. Some have numerical solutions while others have no solution or are identities.
Problem trails are great because they get students up and moving around the room. They also encourage students to check their work carefully since an incorrect answer will eventually send them back to a problem they have already solved. Successfully completing a problem trail requires students who tend to work too quickly to slow down a bit. This particular activity works best when students work individually.
Simply post the 9 problems around the classroom for students to solve. Assign each student to a starting point (any problem number). An answer outline and answer key are included.
Problem Trail Multi Step Equations
by Activities by Jill
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