Algebra Explained
Chapter 3
Solve for x
(Linear Equations)


Chapter Summary

Jamie teaches how to use country music to solve linear equations in chapter 3. Don't worry, there is no dancing required. You just have to remember to "Undo It!"

And "YES" there is an awesome music video on YouTube!

Jamie sings country music

 

Carter unsuccesfully tries to "Take 5 from BOTH sides."
Carter tries to take 5 from both sides.  Carter tries to take 5 from both sides.

 

Jamie uses her monster truck to "Take 5 from BOTH sides."
Jamie takes 5 from both sides.

 

Jamie chases after the "Mysterious Mr. X" after he jumps from a plane.
Jamie goes skydiving to uncover the identity of Mr. X  The Mysterious Mr. X

Concepts

  • Solving Equations
  • Review of Negative numbers
  • Review of Absolute value
  • Review of fractions
  • Review of order of operations

Real World Connections

  • Country Music
  • Inventory
  • Skydiving