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Common Core for Grade 5

More Lessons for Grade 5

Example, solutions, videos, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

Common Core: 5.OA.1

### Suggested Learning Targets

( ) are called parentheses

[ ] are called brackets

{ } are called braces

Activity 1:

Evaluate the following expression

(90 – 48) ÷ 6 + 2

Use what you know about order of operations to explain why your answer is correct.

Activity 2:

What number can you substitute for* s* to make the equation true?

*s* x (9 + 11) = 6 x 11 + 6 x 9

Explain how you found your answer.

**Order of Operations, Common Core 5.OA.1**

NOTE: Challenge problem #5 should have a brace after the close-bracket.**Using the order of operations for an expression with two parentheses**

**Evaluating an expression with and without parentheses**
**Simplifying an expression with brackets and parentheses**
**Review of order of operations with parentheses and brackets**
**Simplifying an expression with parentheses and brackets**
**Solving math equations with parentheses**
**Order of Operations With Embedded Parentheses**

Common Core for Grade 5

More Lessons for Grade 5

Example, solutions, videos, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

Common Core: 5.OA.1

- I can use parentheses and brackets to group an expression within a multi-step expression.
- I can evaluate expressions with parentheses and brackets.

( ) are called parentheses

[ ] are called brackets

{ } are called braces

Activity 1:

Evaluate the following expression

(90 – 48) ÷ 6 + 2

Use what you know about order of operations to explain why your answer is correct.

Activity 2:

What number can you substitute for

Explain how you found your answer.

NOTE: Challenge problem #5 should have a brace after the close-bracket.

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