Students have been working to create Equivalent Expressions utilizing 3 methods:
1. applying Distributive Property
2. “Factoring Out” the greatest common factor of the numbers in the problem
3. Combining Like Terms within the expression
The chart of directions to utilize each of these methods was glued into each student’s notebook. Here is a copy of what students have been practicing:
Students are to choose which method should be used to create an equivalent expression on each of their homework problems.