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Open a new Word document. Copy and paste the questions below into your document.

Save your file as yournameLikeTerms.doc

For each question below, do the following:

A. Write the steps that you had to do to get the variable by itself.
B. Then, write the value of the variable.
C. Check your answers using the Equation Buster (the link is below the questions).

 

1. 4n - 2n = 18

2. y + y + 2 = 18

3. a + 6a - 9 = 30

4. 5 - x - x = -1

5. 72 + 4 - 14c = 36

6. 13 = 5 - 13 + 3a

7. 9 = -3 + n + 2n

8. 7m - 3m - 6 = 6

9. -13 = 2b - b - 10

 

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Open the link http://mathsnet.net/algebra/balance.html to check all of your answers for combining like terms. If you need help using the Equation Buster to combine like terms go back and watch the video in Activity 1.

Activity 6: Distributive Property Revisited


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Activity 5: Combining Like Terms

Links

NM Public Education Dept.
Albuquerque Public Schools
Del Norte High School
Link to Algebra Unit pages
Link to Resources pages