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## Algebra Geek Patrol

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**Algebra Geek Patrol**The Pocket Protectors of Algebra**My name is Buck Einstein, but you can call me Buck.**Hello! Pick my nose to continue**It’s that we on the Algebra Geek Patrol are…**well…different. I have a secret to tell you. What is it? You might even say that we are the opposite of everyone else. Pick my nose to continue**When you worry about what you wear,**We worry about having our Pocket Protectors. Pick my nose to continue**When you worry that you won’t meet your friends,**We worry that we won’t have our calculators. Pick my nose to continue**We are just a little bit opposite.**That may be why we are so good at Algebra, because that is all Algebra is… …doing the opposite. Pick my nose to continue**Think of some words that are opposites.**For example, what do you think of as the opposite of word below. Old = ______ New Pick my nose to continue**Now try some other ones. Make sure to write your answers on**your paper, and when you are finished click on me. Up = __________ Out = __________ Small = __________ Stinky = __________ Pick my nose to continue**Some possible answers are…**Down Up = __________ In Out = __________ Big Small = __________ Fragrant Stinky = __________ (or non-stinky) Pick my nose to continue**Now another set. Make sure to write your answers on your**paper, and when you are finished click on me. Add = __________ Subtract = __________ Multiply = __________ Divide = __________ Pick my nose to continue**Your answers should have been…**Subtract Add = __________ Add Subtract = __________ Divide Multiply = __________ Multiply Divide = __________ Pick my nose to continue**One last set. Make sure to write your answers on your paper,**and when you are finished click on me. + = __________ - = __________ x = __________ ÷ = __________ Pick my nose to continue**Your answers should have been…**- + = __________ + - = __________ ÷ x = __________ x ÷ = __________ Pick my nose to continue**Congratulations!**You just did some ALGEBRA Scary, isn’t it! Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Now you are going to work on solving some Algebra problems. Don’t be afraid of the A-word (Algebra). Remember, it is all about being opposite. Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol You will complete 5 sections. After each section you will be awarded a Geek Pen to put in your official AGP Pocket Protector. Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol When you fill up the pocket protector, you can print out your Official Algebra Geek Certificate, which will make you a certified Algebra Geek. Geek Luck! Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol X + 3 = 17 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of add 3. Add 3 Subtract 3 Multiply 3 Algebra Geek Patrol Divide 3**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Close, but that’s not quite it. Remember, we are looking for the opposite of add 3. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Good Job! The correct answer is subtract 3. Write the answer on your paper, next to the original problem, and then click on Buck. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol 4x = 20 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of multiply by 4. Add 4 Subtract 4 Multiply by 4 Algebra Geek Patrol Divide by 4**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol No, not really. Remember, we are looking for the opposite of multiply by 4. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Nice! You’re halfway to your first Geek Pen. The correct answer is divide by 4. Write the answer on your paper next to the original problem, and then click on Buck. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol x 5 = 10 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of divide by 5. Add 5 Subtract 5 Multiply by 5 Algebra Geek Patrol Divide by 5**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Uhh, in a word, no. Remember, we are looking for the opposite of divide by 5. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Good!Are you sure you’re not a Geek? The correct answer is multiply by 5. Write the answer on your paper next to the original problem, and then click on Buck. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol X – 7 = 8 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of - 7. + 7 - 7 x 7 Algebra Geek Patrol ÷ 7**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Almost Remember, we are looking for the opposite of - 7. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Congratulations! And here is your first Geek Pen The correct answer is + 7. Write the answer on your paper next to the original problem, and then click on Buck. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Alright, now you are going to actually solve some problems. This is nothing to be worried about, just remember one word… Opposite! Geek Luck! Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**X + 5 = 13 1 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of + 5. + 5 - 5 x 5 Algebra Geek Patrol ÷ 5**One Step Equations**C’mon, You know this. 1 Remember, we are looking for the opposite of + 5. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Click on +5 or -5 to cancel them. Good! X + 5 = 13 1 - 5 - 5 _________ X = 8 That’s right! Look at the right side. All we have left is 13 and – 5. So,what is 13 – 5? Now to the hard part. That’s right, zero. And zero is nothing, so let’s cancelout + 5 and -5. That just leaves X on the left side. So, let’s put – 5 on each side of the equation. Let’s look at the left side. What will you get when you combine + 5 and -5 ? Copy the entire problem and all the steps on your paper, then click on Buck. Just teasing! Click on the pen when you are ready. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Congratulations,You just completed your first Algebra problem. See it wasn’t that bad. Now let’s try another. Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**X + 9 = 15 2 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of + 9. + 9 - 9 x 9 Algebra Geek Patrol ÷ 9**One Step Equations**Umm, I don’t think so. 2 Remember, we are looking for the opposite of + 9. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Nice Job! X + 9 = 15 2 _________ - 9 - 9 This time I am going to give you the steps, which you will need to write down, and then you will work the problem on your paper. X = 6 First, put the opposite (- 9) on both sides. Second, cancel out one side. Third, combine the other side. Make sure you have copied all the steps on your paper and then click on Buck. Write this on your paper, and work this part of the problem. Algebra Geek Patrol Click the pen to continue Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Congratulations Again,Now let’s try one last problem. Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**X + 7 = 9 3 This time you are going to work the problem on your paper first and then we will go through it. Are you sure you are done?Check your answer before moving on. Go ahead and give it a try! No one will know but you and me. Algebra Geek Patrol Pick my nose when you are finished**One Step Equations**X + 7 = 9 3 - 7 - 7 _________ X = 2 Make sure you have copied all the steps on your paper and then click on Buck. First, put the opposite on both sides. Second, cancel out one side. Third, combine the other side. Algebra Geek Patrol Click the pen to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Nice Work You are one pen closer to being an Official Algebra Geek Don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone. Algebra Geek Patrol Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol This time let’s try some different types of problems. Since you have gotten so good at this, let’s skip the first part, and go straight to the problems by using the 3 steps. And remember, today’s word is… Opposite! Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**X - 4 = 11 1 Click on the answer below that is the opposite of - 4. + 4 - 4 x 4 Algebra Geek Patrol ÷ 4**One Step Equations**Nope, try again. 1 Remember, we are looking for the opposite of - 4. Click on Buck and give it another try. Algebra Geek Patrol**One Step Equations**Write this problem in the box on your worksheet. Sweet! X - 4 = 11 1 _________ +4 +4 I know all the cool words. X = 15 This time I am going to give you the steps, which you will need to write down, and then you will do the problem on your paper. First, put the opposite (+4) on both sides. Second, cancel out one side. Third, combine the other side. Make sure you have copied all the steps on your paper and then click on Buck. Write this on your paper, and work this part of the problem. Algebra Geek Patrol Click the pens to continue Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol CongratulationsOnly one problem left until another Geek Pen. Aren’t you excited? Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Write this problem in the box on your worksheet. X - 6 = 14 2 This time you are going to work the problem on your paper first and then we will go through it. Go ahead and give it a try! Are you sure you are done? Check your answer before moving on. I won’t tell anyone. Algebra Geek Patrol Pick my nose when you are finished**One Step Equations**X - 6 = 14 2 + 6 +6 _________ X = 20 Make sure you have copied all the steps on your paper and then click on Buck. Second, cancel out one side. Third, combine the other side. First, put the opposite on both sides. Algebra Geek Patrol Click the pens to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Jeepers! You get another Geek Pen. What Would Scooby Do? Algebra Geek Patrol Pick my nose to continue**One Step Equations**Algebra Geek Patrol Now to something a little different, but still the same. What’s the same? The word we know and love… Opposite! Geek Luck! 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