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Algebra Balance Scales

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This mathlet allows you to solve simple linear equations through the use of a balance beam. Unit blocks (representing 1s) and Xboxes (for the unknown, X), are placed on the pans of a balance beam.
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Algebra Balance Scales  Negat...

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Solve simple linear equations using a balance beam representation. Coefficients and constants may be positive or negative.
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Algebraic Equations

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This lesson involves a useful applet from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM). It is a good introduction to solving twostep equations for grade 6 or 7 or an effective review lesson f...
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Kristin's Story

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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As part of an Honors project, a preservice teacher relates how she worked with three seventh grade students to see if the balance applets would give students a deeper understanding of algebraic equat...
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Jets Distance Problem

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Shockwave 
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The 3D animated video helps students understand the wordings in the following distance, rate, and time word problem: Two space jets named Dragon and Eagle start from Mars and fly in opposite dire...
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Panda Distance Problem  the...

Equivalent Equations (Algebra) 
Shockwave 
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The 3D animated video helps students understand the wordings in the following distance, time, and rate word problem:
The baby panda left home. Two minutes later, Mama found out an...
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