**Grade:**7

**Cluster:**Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. (Major Cluster) -

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

**Date Adopted or Revised:**02/14

**Date of Last Rating:**02/14

**Status:**State Board Approved

**Assessed:**Yes

**TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS**

**Item Type(s):**This benchmark may be assessed using: EE item(s)

**Assessment Limits :**

Expressions must be linear and contain a variable.

**Calculator :**

Neutral

**Context :**

Allowable

**SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (3)**

Test Item # |
Question |
Difficulty |
Type |

Sample Item 1 | What is the sum of the two expressions? |
N/A | EE: Equation Editor |

Sample Item 2 | Find the difference of the two expressions. |
N/A | EE: Equation Editor |

Sample Item 3 | An expression is shown. Create an equivalent expression without parentheses. |
N/A | EE: Equation Editor |