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Algebra Geek Patrol. The Pocket Protectors of Algebra. Think of some words that are opposites. For example, what do you think of as the opposite of word below. Old = ______. New. Now another set. Make sure to write your answers on your paper. Add = __________ .

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Algebra Geek Patrol

The Pocket Protectors of Algebra

Think of some words that are opposites.

For example, what do you think of as the opposite of word below.

Old = ______

New

Subtract = __________

Multiply = __________

Divide = __________

Subtract

Subtract = __________

Divide

Multiply = __________

Multiply

Divide = __________

One last set.

+ = __________

- = __________

x = __________

÷ = __________

-

+ = __________

+

- = __________

÷

x = __________

x

÷ = __________

Congratulations!

You just did some ALGEBRA

Scary, isn’t it!

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Now you are going to work on solving some Algebra problems. Don’t be afraid of the A-word (Algebra). Remember, it is all about being opposite.

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X + 3 = 17

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of add 3.

Subtract 3

Multiply 3

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Divide 3

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Good Job!

The correct answer is subtract 3.

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4x = 20

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of multiply by 4.

Subtract 4

Multiply by 4

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Divide by 4

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Nice! You’re halfway to your first Geek Pen.

The correct answer is divide by 4.

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x 5

= 10

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of divide by 5.

Subtract 5

Multiply by 5

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Divide by 5

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Good!Are you sure you’re not a Geek?

The correct answer is multiply by 5.

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X – 7 = 8

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of - 7.

+ 7

- 7

x 7

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÷ 7

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Congratulations!

And here is your first Geek Pen

The correct answer is + 7.

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Alright, now you are going to actually solve some problems. This is nothing to be worried about, just remember one word…

Opposite!

Geek Luck!

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X + 5 = 13

1

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of + 5.

+ 5

- 5

x 5

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÷ 5

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X + 5 = 13

X + 5 – 5 = 13 – 5

X = 8

1

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Congratulations,You just completed your first Algebra problem. See it wasn’t that bad. Now let’s try another.

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X - 9 = 15

2

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of - 9.

+ 9

- 9

x 9

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÷ 9

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X - 9 = 15

X - 9 + 9 = 15 + 9

X = 24

2

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Nice Work

You are one pen closer to being an Official Algebra Geek

Don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone.

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This time let’s try some different types of problems. Since you have gotten so good at this, let’s skip the first part, and go straight to the problems by using the steps.

And remember, today’s word is…

Opposite!

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Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

X - 6 = 14

2

This time you are going to work the problem on your paper first and then we will go through it.

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Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

X - 6 = 14

X = 14 + 6

x = 20

2

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Jeepers!

You get another Geek Pen.

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Now to something a little different, but still the same. What’s the same? The word we know and love…

Opposite!

Geek Luck!

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Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

2x = 18

1

Click on the answer below that is the opposite of x 2.

+ 2

- 2

x 2

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÷ 2

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Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

1

2x = 18

=

X = 9

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Congratulations,Now let’s try one last problem.

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Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

4x = 24

3

This time you are going to work the problem on your paper first and then we will go through it.

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Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

4x = 24

X = 6

3

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Great!

3

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Now for the final part. Just remember Opposite, and you are done.

As Always, Geek Luck!

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And Now….(Drum Roll, Please)

THE LAST PROBLEM!

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x 5

Write this problem in the box on your worksheet.

= 6

3

This time you are going to work the problem on your paper first and then we will go through it.

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= 6

X = 30

3

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Congratulations!

You’re a GEEK!

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