If you can turn it into an Algebra equation it will go much, much faster.
Videos, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 8 students learn how to solve one-step and two-step equation word problems. Solve the equation One third of the bagels in a bakery are sesame bagels. The Parker family drove a total of 180 miles on their road trip.
A dog sled driver added more gear to the sled, doubling its weight.
This felt too heavy, so the driver removed 20 pounds to reach the final weight of 180 pounds.
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MA, Stanford University Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts Word problems can be solved by setting up an equation and solving for the unknown variable.
Remember that solving an equation and finding the value of the variable requires "undoing" what has been done to the variable.
Since an equation is two expressions that are equal to each other, this means that what is done to one side of the equation has to be done to the other side as well so that the equation stays balanced.
These worksheets are best suited for students in grades 6 through 8. Two-step equation word problems: Fractions and Decimals Read each word problem and set up the two-step equation. This selection of worksheets includes both fractions and decimals.
MCQ - Two-step equation word problems Pick the correct two-step equation that best matches word problems presented here.