What connects these mistakes? What makes them different? I’ve got some preliminary thoughts, but I’m mostly curious what you guys see here.

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- Post author By mpershan
- Post date July 16, 2013
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- Post author By mpershan
- Post date September 20, 2012

We’ve collected six mistakes for solving linear equations. As the posts pile up, I’ll pop in time to time for some analysis of our archives.

To start things off, here’s a question: do you notice any patterns or trends in the mistakes that involve solving a linear equation?

One thing I noticed: most of the mistakes involve combining like terms.

What else?