Standard 1: Generate equivalent algebraic expressions.

General Information
Number: MA.8.AR.1
Title: Generate equivalent algebraic expressions.
Type: Standard
Subject: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 8
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning

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Access Points

MA.8.AR.1.AP.1
Use the properties of integer exponents and product/quotient of powers with like bases to produce equivalent algebraic expressions limited to positive exponents and monomial bases.
MA.8.AR.1.AP.2
Use the distributive property to multiply a monomial by a binomial linear expression.
MA.8.AR.1.AP.3
Rewrite the sum of two linear algebraic expressions having a common whole number monomial factor as the common factor multiplied by the sum of two linear algebraic expressions.

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Formative Assessment

Factored Forms:

Students are given two expressions and asked to rewrite each in factored form using the fewest number of terms.

Type: Formative Assessment

Tutorials

Factor a Linear Expression by Taking a Common Factor:

This video demonstrates how to factor a linear expression by taking a common factor.

Type: Tutorial

Exponents with Negative Bases:

In this tutorial, you will apply what you know about multiplying negative numbers to determine how negative bases with exponents are affected and what patterns develop.

Type: Tutorial

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Tutorials

Factor a Linear Expression by Taking a Common Factor:

This video demonstrates how to factor a linear expression by taking a common factor.

Type: Tutorial

Exponents with Negative Bases:

In this tutorial, you will apply what you know about multiplying negative numbers to determine how negative bases with exponents are affected and what patterns develop.

Type: Tutorial

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