**Unit 3: Equations**

**This unit should take appropriately 15 instructional days**

**This unit should take appropriately 15 instructional days**

Students will understand that…

- a model can be used to set up an equation with variables on both sides of the equal sign.
- each side of an equation maintains the same value.
- inverse operations are used to isolate the variable.
- equations can be constructed to represent real-world problems.