# Tuvalu/Maths/Topic 3: Equation

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## Contents

# Lesson Plan

# Objectives

At the end of the lesson students should be able to solve simple equations.

# Topic

Problem Solving

# Outcomes

- Solve simple equation
- ind value of unknown number

# Resources

- Mathematics Syllabus and curriculum for Class 8 - Page 8

# Duration

- 40 minutes (1 lesson)

# Lesson Procedure

- Copy and complete the solution for these equations:

- a + 5 = 13
- b - 9 = 7

- Put a pronumeral in place of the unknown number
- Use the information in the problem to form an equation
- Solve the equation to find the value of the unknown number.

- A farmer added 12 piglets, which he bought at a sale. He has 35 pigs in the pig-sty. How many pigs did he have before he bought some more?

# Evaluation

- Mark students work.
- Ask students to work out the exercises on the blackboard
- Identify students who have not achieve the lesson, go over the same activity by guiding them through.