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Balance Scale Polypads

Sample Balance Scale Polypads

Different Numerical Representations

Exploring Multiples - Polypad - Mathigon
Virtual manipulatives, dynamic geometry, graph plotting, data science and more: explore the ultimate mathematical playground!
Fractional Pieces - Polypad - Mathigon
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Balance the Scale - Polypad - Mathigon
Virtual Manipulatives for Mathematics Classrooms: polygons, number and algebra tiles, fraction bars, tangram, pentominoes, and more.

Linear Equations

Linear Equation #1 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Linear Equation #2 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Linear Equation #3 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Linear Equations #3 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Linear Equations #5 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Systems of Equations

System of Equations #1 - Polypad - Mathigon
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System of Equations #2 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Quadratic Equations

Quadratic #1 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Quadratic #2 - Polypad - Mathigon
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Balance Scale Tutorial

Visit the Using Polypad: Algebra page to learn more about using the Balance Scale.