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Pan Balance: Use this tool to strengthen understanding and computation of numerical expressions and equality. In understanding equality, one of the first things students must realize is that equality is a relationship, not an operation. Many students view "=" as "find the answer." For these students, it is difficult to understand equations such as 11 = 4 + 7 or 3 × 5 = 17 – 2.
This explains the Order of Operations. It addresses the Common Core 5th Grade Math Operations and Algebraic Thinking stardard 5.OA.1: Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.