# Equation Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

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### What is a variable?

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### 2. A(n) _____ consists of two sides that have to balance out or equal each other.

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Using this quiz/worksheet combo, you can show how much you understand about what equations are and how they are solved. You will be tested mainly on your ability to define each part that makes up an equation.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goal

When taking this quiz, you must be ready to do the following:

• Define variable, coefficient and constant
• Identify the word that describes something that has two sides that must balance or equal each other
• Explain what an operator in an equation is

## Skills Practiced

• Reading awareness - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as which word best describes what has two equal or balanced sides
• Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as variable, constant and coefficient
• Remembering details - remember what an operator is

• An example of how to create an equation to solve a problem
• A definition of inverse operations
• A practice problem you can solve on your own!
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