Students must analyze each balance to identify the clues and then synthesize the information to solve the puzzle. Try one—and then try to stop!
Balance Benders™ puzzles spiral, gradually introducing more challenging concepts to give students the confidence and ability to master algebra word problems. These concepts include:
- Deductive thinking
- Commutative property
- Distributive property
- Associative property
- Substitution property of equality and inequality
- Addition property of equality and inequality
- Subtraction property of equality and inequality
- Multiplication property of equality and inequality
- Division property of equality and inequality
For grades through 4-12+.
Answers in the back of the book.
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