Matching Equations To Problems

Prepare a Presentation

Work Time

Prepare a Presentation

Select one of the equations from the card sort and solve the equation.

  • Justify each step of your solution. One equation has been done for you as an example.
  • Prepare a presentation that shows and justifies each step of your solution and explains how each step relates to the situation.

Challenge Problem

An isosceles triangle has a perimeter of 1212 inches.

The length of the shortest side is 4 inches less than the length of one of the two equal sides.

  • What are the lengths of the three sides of the triangle?
  • Solve the problem by writing and solving an equation.