# Standard 1: Rewrite algebraic expressions in equivalent forms.

General Information
Number: MA.7.AR.1
Title: Rewrite algebraic expressions in equivalent forms.
Type: Standard
Subject: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning

## Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

## Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

## Access Points

MA.7.AR.1.AP.1
Add and subtract linear expressions that include like terms.
MA.7.AR.1.AP.2
Use tools or manipulatives to compare two linear expressions, with no more than two operations, to determine whether they are equivalent.

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## Formative Assessments

Equivalent Perimeters:

Students are asked to solve a geometric problem by simplifying an algebraic expression.

Type: Formative Assessment

Rectangle Expressions:

Students are given equivalent expressions with rational coefficients and asked to explain what each expression represents within the context of the problem.

Type: Formative Assessment

Explain Equivalent Expressions:

Students are given equivalent expressions with rational coefficients and asked to explain what each expression represents within the context of a problem.

Type: Formative Assessment

Equivalent Rational Expressions:

Students are given a polynomial with rational coefficients and asked to identify equivalent expressions from a given list.

Type: Formative Assessment

Identify Equivalent Multistep Expressions:

Students are given an expression and are asked to identify expressions equivalent to it.

Type: Formative Assessment

## Original Student Tutorial

Math Soup: Creating Equivalent Expressions by Combining Like Terms :

Learn how to combine like terms to create equivalent expressions in this cooking-themed, interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea

Multiplying Polynomials:

Unlock an effective teaching strategy for teaching multiplying polynomials in this Teacher Perspectives video for educators.

Type: Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea

## Tutorial

Combining Like Terms Introduction:

This introductory video teaches about combining like terms in linear equations.

Type: Tutorial

## Student Resources

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## Original Student Tutorial

Math Soup: Creating Equivalent Expressions by Combining Like Terms :

Learn how to combine like terms to create equivalent expressions in this cooking-themed, interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorial

Combining Like Terms Introduction:

This introductory video teaches about combining like terms in linear equations.

Type: Tutorial

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