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MAFS.6.EE.2.6

Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set.
Subject Area: Mathematics
Grade: 6
Domain-Subdomain: Expressions & Equations
Cluster: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
Cluster: Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities. (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: MC item(s)

  • Assessment Limits :
    Numbers in items should not require students to perform operations with negative rational numbers or result in answers with negative rational numbers. Expressions must contain at least one variable.
  • Calculator :

    No

  • Context :

    Allowable

SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (1)