some-linear-equations-with-fractions-pre-algebra-lesson

# Interactive video lesson plan for: Some (linear) equations with fractions - pre-algebra lesson

#### Activity overview:

These equations involve fractions and parenthesis. Sometimes we need to use the distributive property and multiply out the brackets (parentheses); sometimes multiplying both sides by the reciprocal of the fraction is quicker.

Lastly, we need to find a real-world situation that matches the given equation 5(p - 3) = \$15.50. Naturally, p could be a price of a product that is discounted by \$3. Then someone buys 5 of those products and the total bill is \$15.50.

Tagged under: linear equation,distributive property,fraction,reciprocal,grade 7,math,pre-algebra

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