# Solve It Strips: Balancing Equations - All Operations

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Solve It Strips are a FUN, hands-on, puzzle-like, math extension activity that keeps students engaged! These can be used as a math center, an early-finisher activity, with a parent-led math group, or as a mini-assessment. Solve It Strips also make fun home practice, too!

This set of Solve It Strips focuses on balancing equations using all operations (multiplication, division, addition and subtraction). There are 15 puzzle strips included:

-Two strips for balancing multiplication equations
-Two strips for balancing division equations
-One strip for balancing multiplication/division equations
-Four strips for balancing equations using all operations
-Three strips for balancing equations using whole numbers
-Three strips for balancing equations using order of operations

Students are challenged to use their mental math skills in solving the problems on each strip. Students begin with the "Start" strip and solve the problem on that strip. That will lead them to the second strip, and so forth, until students end up with the solution for the "FINISH" strip. After students glue strips down, they color in each solution box for self-checking. Two cover options are included, along with easy directions for storage of Solve It Strips.

YOU MUST SEE THE PREVIEW FILE for an example in action!

This is a such a FUN and EASY math center to keep going ALL YEAR LONG! More upper grade will be released early 2018, but here are the current available sets:

Solve It Strips: Balancing Equations - Addition & Subtraction
Solve It Strips: Double-Digit Addition and Subtraction WITHOUT REGROUPING!
Solve It Strips: Let’s Multiply!
Solve It Strips: Let’s Divide!
Solve It Strips: Let’s Multiply & Divide!
Solve It Strips: Basic Fractions!
Solve It Strips: Let's Round!
Solve It Strips: Elapsed Time & More!
Solve It Strips: Finishing Patterns
Solve It Strips: Sums & Differences to 10
Solve It Strips: Sums and Differences to 20
Solve It Strips: Counting Coins
Solve It Strips: Missing Numbers to 10
Solve It Strips: Missing Numbers to 20
Solve It Strips: Place Value to 100
Solve It Strips: Place Value to 1,000
Solve It Strips: Skip Counting
Solve It Strips: Let's Tell Time!
Solve It Strips: Count & Color to 20
Solve It Strips: Numbers to 100

***Just a friendly reminder that this product is for A SINGLE USER ONLY. That means that copying or sharing any part of this product with another teacher, grade level, school, department, district, etc…is strictly prohibited. You have the option to purchase multiple licenses (at a discount) for each additional person/classroom with whom you wish to share this product. Thank you for respecting my hard work!
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29 pages
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1 month
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