Pan Balance -- Expressions
3rd to 5th, 6th to 8th, High School
This interactive pan balance allows numeric or algebraic expressions to be entered and compared. You can "weigh" the expressions you want to compare by entering them on either side of the balance. Using this interactive tool, you can practice arithmetic and algebraic skills, and investigate the important concept of equivalence.
Two other tools, Pan Balance - Numbers and Pan Balance - Shapes, are natural extensions.
This interactive is optimized for your desktop and tablet.
Explore algebraic equivalence with the following investigation.