Updated: Feb 3
This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 4.5A:
represent multi-step problems involving the four operations with whole numbers using strip diagrams and equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity
The next students students take in their algebraic reasoning is learning to represent unknowns (i.e., variables) with letters.
Between 2016 and 2021, this readiness standard has been tested 9 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.
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