Mathematical Expression Teacher Resources

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Mathematical Expressions

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this mathematical expressions worksheet, students write out the appropriate expressions for each equation. There are four fill-in's to complete.
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Grade 7 Patterning and Algebra: Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Classmates solve 18 different problems that are mostly word problems that apply algebraic expressions. They draw different combinations of masses on a scale that would balance. They also simplify expressions and solve for x in a number...
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The Nuts and Bolts of a Mathematical Expression

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a worksheet that asks them to order operations within a mathematical expression. students evaluate the expressions in the correct order using mental math and paper. The results are recorded on the worksheet.
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Name That Number Game

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this mathematical expressions worksheet, students figure out and write down 12 different mathematical expressions from the 5 cards shown on the table given on the worksheet.
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Formulas and Stories

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the relationship between mathematical expressions. In this formula and stories lesson, students work in groups and find the relationship between the total number of baseball cards and the daily number of cards. ...
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Binary Numbers

For Students 7th - 9th
Transitioning viewers from the number system with which they are so familiar, this video introduces the concept and application of binary numbers. Sal acknowledges that this system can be awkward and counter-intuitive at first, but he...
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How Does that Work?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Sixth and seventh graders explore algebra word problems. They work with a partner to solve word problems distributed by e-mail. Learners simplify mathematical expressions following a "think aloud" algebra strategy modeled by the teacher....
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A Math-ic Prediction

For Students 6th Standards
Trick out mathematical expressions. Scholars participate in a computerized magic trick where the computer guesses the final answer to a series of operations. Pupils investigate the trick to determine what is happening. Individuals then...
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Read and Write an Algebraic Expression Containing a Variable

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How do you write five less than a number as a mathematical expression? Show algebra learners how to read and write algebraic expressions by using variables with this introductory video. The first in a series, the video models how to...
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Using Math Expressions

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
As it turns out, your computer understands the same math your students do. Specifically, it understands how to  evaluate expressions using the order of operations (PEMDAS) . The good thing is that you can then replace any number in your...
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Writing Expressions

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Products, quotients, sums, and differences are the operations to know. A thorough lesson presentation explains how to analyze a verbal expression to create a mathematical expression. Explanations of terminology and order help learners...
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Worksheet 3.1 Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Middle and high schoolers complete and solve 12 various types of problems. First, they express the output as a function of the input in each table. Then, pupils evaluate for the given variable when the value is as stated. In addition,...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem Where You Multiply and Subtract Whole Numbers and Fractions?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
There is only one variable in this word problem. Yeah! So unpack the words and write them as a mathematical expression. Then make sure to use the order of operations to solve and arrive at the solution.
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Drinking Juice, Variation 3

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
It is up to the learner to find the amount of juice originally in a bottle, knowing what fraction of the juice is left, and the amount that has been consumed. The accompanying commentary provides a useful and detailed description of...
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Sum and Difference of Cubes: Stacking Blocks

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Investigate polynomial factoring patterns by finding a connection to volume. As learners build a three-dimensional solid from smaller solids, they convert the visual model to a mathematical expression. Their models represent the sum of...
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Visual Patterns: Balloons

For Students 6th - 8th
Balloons aren't just for little kids; they can teach important math concepts, too. Individuals use an interactive to continue a color pattern with balloons. They continue the pattern and write a mathematical expression to represent the...
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How Do You Turn a Simple Expression into Words?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Being able to translate words into a mathematical expression is an important skill, but being able to go the other way is just as crucial. Watch as the teacher takes a simple algebraic expression and demonstrates how to translate that...
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How Do You Turn a Longer Verbal Phrase into an Algebraic Expression?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Translate, breakdown, break it up, or unpack this verbal phrase to get an algebraic expression. Practice this skill to get better at unpacking the more difficult word problems to come. The instructor breaks up this verbal phrase into...
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Integers - Objects Model

For Students 6th - 7th
Sixth and seventh graders solve 19 various types of problems related to integers as objects models. They write an integer that corresponds to each letter on a number line and then, arrange the integers from least to greatest. Pupils also...
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Order of Operations with Variable Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore grouping symbols to mathematical equations to discover the importance of the "order of operations." Learners compare the absence of commas in connected text to the absence of grouping symbols in mathematical...
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What are Some Words You Can Use to Write Word Problems?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The instructor makes several lists on the whiteboard. Get out notepaper and write these down. She is identifying words that indicate mathematical expressions and she is putting them into categories: addition, subtraction, multiplication,...
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Exponents

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize the proper use of exponents in mathematical expressions. They calculate expressions with the intention of comprehension of the principle of repeated factors can be expressed as powers.
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Krypto

For Students 7th - 8th
In this mathematical expressions learning exercise, students solve 6 different problems that include deciphering various sets of numbers. First, they use any known mathematical operation or symbol in each to create the number 15. Then,...
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The Secret of the Crystal Ball

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use mathematical expressions to solve problems.  In this basic properties of operations, 8th graders use prior knowledge and logical reasoning to solve equations. Students analyze an equation by solving a trick problem to...

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