## Grade 8 Unit 2: Solving Equations Clear Expectations

**Prerequisite Skills:**

- Simplify expressions using the order of operations
- Operations with integers/rationals
- Solve 1-step equations

**UNIT OVERVIEW:**In this unit students will learn to solve equations using properties of equality and learn how to transform given equations into simpler forms until an equivalent equation results in a unique solution. Students will learn to write and solve equation in real-world and mathematical situations and understand that not every linear equation has a solution.