# Solving One-Variable Equations: Hot and Cold Activity

Skill:

Determine whether a linear equation has one solution, infinitely many solutions, or no solution.

# Solving One-Variable Equations: Hot and Cold Activity

Experiment with substituting different values into an equation. Determine whether there are 0, 1, or an infinite number of solutions.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.*

### Open-ended question 1

How can you tell if an equation has one solution? Give an example.

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### Open-ended question 2

How can you tell if an equation has no solution? Give an example.

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### Open-ended question 3

How can you tell if an equation has infinitely many solutions? Give an example.

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