Beginning algebra students (or this could even e in 6th and 7th grades depending on the curriculum) need to learn to write equations for word problems. In this video I go through 3 problems and write an equation for each. One has to do with perimeter, another with area, and the third one has to do with a bar model and writing an equation to match it. The equations themselves are simple; the idea here is to practice writing them.
This lesson is meant for 7th grade or pre-algebra students.
Check out also my other pre-algebra videos at http://www.mathmammoth.com/videos/prealgebra/pre-algebra-videos.php
Tagged under: writing equation,word problem,pre-algebra,7th grade,math,perimeter,area
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