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Grade 5 - Patterns and Relations

Standard 5.PR.2 - Practice using addition and subtraction to solve for a variable.

Included Skills:

Solve problems involving single-variable, one-step equations with whole number coefficients and whole number solutions.
Achievement Indicators
Students who have achieved this outcome(s) should be able to:
- Explain the purpose of the letter variable in a given addition, subtraction, multiplication or division equation with one unknown; e.g., 36 ÷ n = 6.
- Express a given pictorial or concrete representation of an equation in symbolic form.
- Express a given problem as an equation where the unknown is represented by a letter variable.
- Create a problem for a given equation with one unknown.
- Solve a given single-variable equation with the unknown in any of the terms; e.g., n + 2 = 5, 4 + a = 7, 6 = r – 2, 10 = 2c.
- Identify the unknown in a problem; represent the problem with an equation; and solve the problem concretely, pictorially or symbolically.

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