Please see videos below to review combining numbers/variables and how to use the distributive and commutative property to simplify an expression.
Applying algebraic properties to simplify expressions:
If you have finished your triangle area practice and had it stamped, you can choose one of the games below on the laptops to review equations:
Equation Pong: http://www.xpmath.com/forums/arcade.php?do=play&gameid=105
Algebra Meltdown: https://www.mangahigh.com/en-us/games/algebrameltdown
Equation Balancer: http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/add-subtract-balance.html
2 Step Arcade Games: http://www.classtools.net/arcade/201411_iYXBDQ
Alternatively, you can also select any games from the website https://www.mathplayground.com/
Use the following websites to review these terms if you don’t remember them:
The following are three websites that have a number of projects. Remember that if you choose a project, it needs to have a independent (manipulated) variable (something that you are changing) and cannot just be making something. Some of the projects you might find online have independent and dependent variables and others don’t, but even if they don’t, they can still sometimes give you ideas.
Additionally, if you are picking a project from online, you should try and think of a way that you can change it a little to make it unique and yours.
This website has a survey that you can go through which helps you to come up with ideas that match your interests.
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