Brian has introduced systems of equations with easy, motivating problems that deal with the cost of stadium purchases for food or souvenirs. These systems of equations puzzles are so intuitive that very little support will be needed from the teacher. This is a good way to begin systems. Even students who are not yet ready to solve systems will find these problems solvable by logic or with our variable sum chart below.
For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.
CCSS: 8.EE.8, HSA.CED.3, HSA.REI.6