This lesson is meant to be used as guided notes for an entire class. Students begin by learning a simple way to solve 2-step equations and which term to focus on first. After practicing solving these equations and addressing common mistakes (variable on right side, -1 coefficient, etc.) they learn how to solve the other type of 2-step equation (a sum or difference over a denominator). Finally, they translate a word problem into a 2-step equation and then solve.
The assessment is based off of the notes.
Answer key is included!