The balance scale worksheet is a first introduction to algebra. It is also known as a balanced equation. A balanced equation is an equation where both sides are equal to the same amount. Like 3 + 4 = 2 + 5. The sum of both equation must be equal to keep the scal in balance. To use a picture of the scale makes it more fun for the kids and a better visualisation of the problem.
Instruction on how to play the balancing the scale worksheet are provided, but you can change it if you like. The instructions will be printed on the worksheet.
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