Like terms have the same degree variable or are constants. When solving an equation or inequality, like terms must be combined. Knowledge of variable expressions and equations assists in solving problems involving logic.
Before the Activity
If you are using the TI-Navigator System with the TI-73 you will need the attached .pdf file.
During the Activity
This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.
After the Activity
Review student answers:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary