6.EE.A.3

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- 6.EE.A.1Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.
- 6.EE.A.2Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
- 6.EE.A.3Apply 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.
- 6.EE.A.4Identify 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.

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## 6.EE.A.3

## 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.

54 Lesson(s)

### Orders of Operations - Stations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

### Perimeter, Area, and Combining Like Terms

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:

#### What are similarities and differences between these figures? What expressions represent the perimeter and area of each figure? Students combine like terms and create expressions to represent the perimeter and area of figures created with algebra tiles.

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Reflections
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### Review 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 6.EE.3, and 6.EE.4

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

### Distributive Property and Number Tricks

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

### Applying the Distributive Property

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

### Area of Trapezoids

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Area of Two Dimensional Figures

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Area of Two Dimensional Figures

### Unit Test

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

### Review Stations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

### Expressions and Word Problems

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Rational Numbers

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Rational Numbers

### Area and the Distributive Property

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities

Big Idea:

#### The area of a rectangle is x^2 + 10x. How can you represent this area as a product? Students apply their knowledge of area and the distributive property to expand and factor algebraic expressions.

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Reflections
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### Learning About the Orders of Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Expressions

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