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# equations

## Balancing Act

This is a level 2 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series.

## Something Fishy

This is a level 2 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series.

## What Goes Where?

This is a level 2 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series.

## Perfect Patterns

This is a level 2 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series.

## Crunch Machine

This is a level 2 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series.

## Number Nibbles

This is a level 2 algebra strand activity from the Figure It Out series.

## Partitions

This unit is about partitioning whole numbers. It focuses on partitioning numbers to “make a ten” or a decade when adding whole numbers, for example 8 + 6 can be solved as (8 + 2) + 4. The unit uses measurement as a context.

In this unit students explore different ways to communicate and explain adding numbers within ten. The representations included are number lines, set diagrams, animal strips and tens frames.

## Difference Magic Squares

This is a problem from the number and algebra strand.

## Weighing Time

Solve simultaneous equations

Devise and use problem solving strategies to explore situations mathematically (be systematic, use equipment, draw a diagram, use smaller cases, use algebra).