Determine and explain whether an equation involving any of the four operations is true or false.
The equation 2.5+(6×2)=16-1.5 can be determined to be true because the expression on both sides of the equal sign are equivalent to 14.5.
Problem types include equations that include parenthesis but not nested parentheses.
Clarification 2: Instruction focuses on the connection between properties of equality and order of operations.
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved