# Identify Equivalent Expressions (Grade 6)

Videos and lessons to help Grade 6 students learn to 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
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Common Core: 6.EE.4

### Suggested Learning Targets

• I can use properties of operations to create equivalent expressions.
• I can recognize when two expressions are equivalent.
• I can prove (using various strategies) that two expressions are equivalent no matter what number is substituted.

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Common Core for Grade 6

More Lessons for Grade 6

Identify when two expressions are equivalent--Lesson 1 of 3 (Common Core Standard 6.EE.4)
In this lesson you will learn how to write equivalent expressions with variables by using a visual/area model.

Identify when two expressions are equivalent--Lesson 2 of 3 (Common Core Standard 6.EE.4)
In this lesson you will learn how to read and write equivalent expressions by using variables and exponents.

Identify when two expressions are equivalent--Lesson 3 of 3 (Common Core Standard 6.EE.4)
In this lesson you will learn how to simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.

Equivalent expressions
How to decide if expressions are equivalent.

Math Equivalent Expressions.

CCSS 6 EE 4
Simplifying Expressions.

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