## 6.EE.A.3 Apply properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions

Posted: January 13, 2015 in Advance, Periods 1&2, Periods 3&4

#### Combine like terms using commutative and associative properties

In this lesson you will learn to combine like terms by using the commutative and associative properties.

#### Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms

In this lesson you will learn to simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.

#### Apply distributive property by using a visual model

In this lesson, you will learn to apply the distributive property by using a visual model.

#### Simplify algebraic expressions by applying the distributive property

In this lesson, you will learn to simplify algebraic expressions by applying the distributive property.

#### Regroup with distributive property by using a visual model

In this lesson, you will learn to regroup with the distributive property by using a visual model.

#### Regroup algebraic expressions by applying the distributive property

In this lesson you will learn how to regroup algebraic expressions by applying the distributive property.

#### Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms and applying t…

In this lesson, you will learn how to simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms and applying the distributive property.

#### Isolation Drills:

Combining like terms

Equivalent forms of expressions 1

#### Interactive Practice:

1. Associative, Commutative and Distributive Laws – Simple explanation from Math is Fun
2. Basic Number Properties: Associative, Commutative, and Distributive – Explanation from Purple Math
3. Beginning Algebra Tutorial: Properties of Real Numbers – Instruction, examples, and practice exercises
4. Distributive Property – A flash video explanation of this property that gives students several chances to practice
5. Equivalent Expression Cards – Each of the expressions in the right column is equivalent to the expressions on the row.
6. Equivalent Expressions – Look at twelve pairs of expressions and decide if they are equivalent or not.
7. Equivalent Expressions – Make the appropriate changes in the tiles as you work through each of the steps in the solution.
8. Equivalent Expressions – Pre-Algebra lesson plan with several attached documents
9. Equivalent Expressions – Set of video lessons explaining this standard
10. Equivalent Expressions – Distributive Property – Explore the relationship between two different formulas, a(b+c) and a(b) + c.
11. Equivalent Expressions and Equations – Short video lesson explaining the concept
12. Evaluating Algebraic Expressions – Evaluating algebraic expressions can be a simple process, but needs to follow an order of operations to get the right answer.
13. How to Make Equivalent Expressions Using Division – Make equivalent expressions using division with help from an MIT Masters Candidate in Aero/Astro Engineering in this free video clip.
14. Independent Practice: Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Properties – Identify which property is used in each computation
15. Interactive Algebra Tiles – Use this to model an equation or to solve an equation
16. Multiplication Properties – Instruction, practice and a timed test, students must identify the property described
17. Number Properties – From Online Math Learning
18. Properties of Integers – Four step lesson; introduction, in-depth explanation, examples, and practice problems
19. Simplifying Expressions – Video lesson from Khan Academy
20. Simplifying Expressions – Three types of ways to simplify equations
21. Word Problems: Equivalent Expressions – A how-to explanation from Hot Math tutors