Login

Ch 24: 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations

About This Chapter

Your 6th-8th grade students can learn to write and solve one-step equations using the video lessons in this chapter. It includes material on inverse operations, algebra tiles and working with variables. When your students finish the lessons, assign the chapter exam to ensure they've retained the concepts.

Writing & Solving One-Step Equations - Chapter Summary

Teach your 6th-8th grade students how to solve addition or subtraction word problems and equations through the online video lessons in the Writing and Solving One-Step Equations chapter. You can also show them techniques for finding solutions to division and multiplication equations or word problems. Test your students' understanding with the multiple-choice quizzes and examination.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Inverse Operations in Math: Definition, Examples and Quiz Students learn methods for applying inverse operations.
Writing and Solving Addition Equations with One Variable Instructors explain how students can solve one-variable addition equations.
Writing and Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable In this lesson, students are taught to solve addition word problems, and they complete practice problems.
Writing and Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable This lesson demonstrates how students can solve subtraction equations.
Writing and Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable Instructors explain the steps for writing and solving subtraction word problems with one variable.
Writing and Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable Instructors teach students to calculate the answers to multiplication equations.
Writing and Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable The rules for solving multiplication word problems with one variable are explained.
Writing and Solving Division Equations with One Variable Students discover how to write and solve division equations in this lesson.
Writing and Solving Division Word Problems with One Variable Instructors explain how to solve division word problems with one variable, and students complete practice problems.
How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model and Solve Equations This lesson teaches students to model and solve equations with algebra tiles.

10 Lessons in Chapter 24: 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations
Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

1. Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

In mathematics, inverse operations are operations that 'undo' each other. Most operations have an inverse. This lesson describes the most common operations and their inverses, and it provides some examples and a quiz to cement your knowledge.

Writing & Solving Addition Equations with One Variable

2. Writing & Solving Addition Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to properly write an addition equation and how to solve any addition equation that you come across. Learn what the steps are to solve these equations that have one variable in them.

Writing & Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable

3. Writing & Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to write and solve addition word problems. Learn how to read your word problem, write out the algebraic equation, and then solve it for the unknown variable.

Writing & Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable

4. Writing & Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know what is needed in order to write a subtraction equation. You will also know how to solve any subtraction equation that you are given or that you write.

Writing & Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable

5. Writing & Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable

You will be able to solve subtraction word problems after watching this video lesson. Learn how to take your word problem from words into an algebraic expression that you can solve.

Writing & Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable

6. Writing & Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know the components that go into a complete multiplication equation. You will also learn the steps that are needed to solve a multiplication equation.

Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

7. Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to take a multiplication word problem and translate it into an algebraic expression that you can solve. You will also learn how to solve these problems from the expressions that you write.

Writing & Solving Division Equations with One Variable

8. Writing & Solving Division Equations with One Variable

In this video lesson, you will learn the proper format of a division equation. Learn what components are needed for a complete division equation. Also learn what steps you need to take to solve these division equations.

Writing & Solving Division Word Problems with One Variable

9. Writing & Solving Division Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to solve word problems that involve the division operator. Learn how to write your math problem using an algebraic expression and then solve it.

How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model & Solve Equations

10. How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model & Solve Equations

In this video lesson, we take a look at using algebra tiles to represent our numbers and variables. See how to use these to help model and solve equations.

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 95 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

Other chapters within the 6th-8th Grade Math: Practice & Review course

Support