Algebra I - Mixture Problems

Grades 6-12 / Algebra / Word Problems
Lesson Objective
Find the result of mixing two solutions of different concentrations
8 min
Questions to Consider
How does the "Mixture Picture" help students organize information?
How does the "See Saw" method help students write an equation?
How does Ms. Warburton builds a sense of success that helps her students persist through a difficult concept?
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  • Teacher Notes for 8th Grade Mixture Problems

  • Seesaw Method for Mixture Problems

  • 8th Grade Mixture Problems

  • Homework Sheet for Day 1 of Mixture Problems

  • Transcript for Algebra I Mixture Problems

  • The Seesaw Method: An Easy Way to Work Mixture Problems

    Russell E. Ellwood, the creator of The Seesaw Method, has kindly shared with Teaching Channel the original paper he submitted to the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) that teaches how to use the method and fully explains why it works.

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