Equivalent Equations
1st Grade


Alabama Course of Study Standards:
7

Explain that the equal sign means “the same as.” Determine whether equations involving addition and subtraction
are true or false.
Example: determining which of the following equations are true and which are false: 6 = 6, 7 = 8 – 1,
5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
1.OA.D.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false
For example: Which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8  1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, or 4 + 1 = 5 + 2. 
Arizona Academic Standards:
1.OA.D.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false (e.g., Which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 + 1 = 6  1, 7 = 8  1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2) 
Common Core State Standards:
1.OA.D.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8  1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2. 
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
1.NR.2.5

Use the meaning of the equal sign to determine whether equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. 
Mississippi College and CareerReadiness Standards:
1.OA.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8  1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2. 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
1.OA.7

Apply understanding of the equal sign to determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true. 
New York State Next Generation Learning Standards:
1.OA.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. e.g., Which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8  1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2. 
Ohio's Learning Standards:
1.OA.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if
equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For
example, which of the following equations are true and which are
false? 6 = 6; 7 = 8 – 1; 5 + 2 = 2 + 5; 4 + 1 = 5 + 2. 
Tennessee Academic Standards:
1.OA.D.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign (e.g., 6 = 6; 5 + 2 = 4 + 3; 7 = 8  1). Determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. 
Wisconsin Academic Standards:
1.OA.D.7

Understand the meaning of the equal sign as “has the same value or amount as” and determine if
equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8  1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2. 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
1.5.E

understand that the equal sign represents a relationship where expressions on each side of
the equal sign represent the same value(s); 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.1.AR.2.2

Determine and explain if equations involving addition or subtraction are true or false. 
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
1.NR.2.5

Use the meaning of the
equal sign to determine
whether equations
involving addition and
subtraction are true or
false. 
