Mixture problems … they may look impossible. But when you use “master equations,” it turns out that they are easy to solve. This little post shows you how to get started taming these problems.

# Tag Archives: Algebra

# Using “Master Equations”

Word problems can be slayed … when you use the right tools. And the right tool, most often, is a “Master Equation.” Read this blog to find out what a master equation is and how you can use them to become a word problem genius!

# “Simple” equations? Not always so simple.

Here’s a tip that helps teachers help students solve simple equations, but equations that have a tricky twist that can really trip kids up.

# Algebra mistakes due to Negative Signs? Use COLOR to EXPLAIN.

Help students conquer a major area of mistakes, using color to show the steps in the Order of Operations, with exponent expressions.

# Using Color to Explain Algebra

Adding color to help students understand algebra? Who would dream of it? But it works. See how color helps students understand a law of exponents in algebra.