# Study Plan

Prerequisites: Learners need to understand the significance of the equal sign in an equation.

Glossary:

Variable: a symbol that represents the unknown in an equation.

Experience:

1. Read the information and examples of solving an equation using multiplication and division.
2. Using the first example, redo it on another piece of paper without looking at the answer. Then, check your work.

Key Questions (Critical Thinking Questions):
1. When solving an equation, which side of the equal sign do you go to first?
2. Explain how to solve the equation 3x = 12.
3. Write an equation with one variable to describe the following: When I buy some pencils at $2 apiece, the total price is$8.

Skill Exercises:

Complete the problems in the Khan Academy: One-Step Equations with Multiplication.