Access Point #: MAFS.912.A-REI.3.AP.5a

Create a multiple of a linear equation showing that they are equivalent (e.g., x + y = 6 is equivalent to 2x + 2y = 12).

Essential Understandings


  • Duplicate original equation and add like terms.
  • Multiply each term by the same number.
  • Identify coefficients and variables in a system of two equations.

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  • Understand the following related vocabulary: variable, coefficient, copy, duplicate, terms.
  • Understand the distributive property.
General Information
Number: MAFS.912.A-REI.3.AP.5a
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 07/14
Cluster: Solve systems of equations. (Algebra 1 - Additional Cluster) (Algebra 2 - Additional 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

This access point is part of these courses.
1200310: Algebra 1
1200320: Algebra 1 Honors
1200370: Algebra 1-A
1200400: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 9-12
1200300: Basic Mathematics Skills (Formerly Pre-Algebra)
1200410: Mathematics for College Success
1200700: Mathematics for College Algebra
7912070: Access Liberal Arts Mathematics
7912080: Access Algebra 1A
1200315: Algebra 1 for Credit Recovery
1200375: Algebra 1-A for Credit Recovery
7912100: Fundamental Algebraic Skills
1207300: Liberal Arts Mathematics 1
7912075: Access Algebra 1

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