T.i.P.S.

Students will create a model using manipulatives or a pictorial representation of the equation or inequality and then use the model to find the solution.
Example

Using the equation, 3x – 7 = 2, model the equation using a pictorial representation and then solve the equation.
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Readiness Standard
7.11 Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process standards to solve onevariable equations and inequalities. The student is expected to:
(A) model and solve onevariable, twostep equations and inequalities