# Access Point #: MAFS.912.A-CED.1.AP.4a

Solve multi-variable formulas or literal equations for a specific variable.
Clarifications:

#### Essential Understandings

Concrete:

• Match literal equation with its function (e.g., area = base × height).
• Identify the variables in a literal equation.
• Substitute numbers for variables.
• Isolate one variable in a multivariate equation.
Representation:
• Understand algebraic rules (e.g., what you do to one side of the equation you must do to the other).
• Understand vocabulary related to literal equations (e.g., perimeter, triangle).
• Understand related symbols (e.g., A = area, B = Base, etc.)..

• º perimeter
º p=2l×2w literal equation
º solve for l
º area of a triangle
º A=1/2 ×bh
º solve for b
º 2A= 1/2 × 2bh
º 2A=1/2 ×2
º 2A=bh
º 2A over h =b
º interest = principle x rate x time
º I=prt
º pi=3.14
º rounding skills
º calculator skills
º approximation
General Information
Number: MAFS.912.A-CED.1.AP.4a
Category: Access Points
Cluster: Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. (Algebra 1 - Major Cluster) (Algebra 2 - Supporting 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.

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## Related Courses

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2000500: Bioscience 1 Honors
2000510: Bioscience 2 Honors
2000520: Bioscience 3 Honors
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1200335: Algebra 2 for Credit Recovery
1200375: Algebra 1-A for Credit Recovery
1200385: Algebra 1-B for Credit Recovery
7912100: Fundamental Algebraic Skills
1207300: Liberal Arts Mathematics 1
7912075: Access Algebra 1
2003836: Florida's Preinternational Baccalaureate Physics 1
7912095: Access Algebra 2
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