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Common Core Standards

Equivalent Expressions

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

Math.6.EE.3 or 6.EE.A.3

Description:

Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3(2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6(4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y.

Standard:

Math.6.EE.4 or 6.EE.A.4

Description:

Identify when two expressions are equivalent (i.e., when the two expressions name the same number regardless of which value is substituted into them). For example, the expressions y + y + y and 3y are equivalent because they name the same number regardless of which number y stands for.

6th Grade Math - Equivalent Expressions Lesson
 
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