### Examples

The algebraic expression 7.2x-20 can be used to describe the daily profit of a company who makes $7.20 per product sold with daily expenses of $20.**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**6

**Strand:**Algebraic Reasoning

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## Tutorials

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to interpret the significance of a variable and its possible values when given a variable expression in a real-world context.

Students are asked to write and explain a real-world situation to accompany an algebraic expression.

Students are asked to write expressions that record operations with numbers and variables.

Students are asked to use variables to write expressions that represent quantities described in context.

## Original Student Tutorials Science - Grades K-8

Use models to solve balance problems on a space station in this interactive, math and science tutorial.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Follow Oscar as he writes algebraic expressions of addition and subtraction about his new puppy Scooter in this interactive tutorial.

Help Oscar translate written real-world descriptions of multiplication and division into algebraic expressions in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 2 of 3. Click below to open the other tutorials in this series.

**Algebraic Expressions Part 1: Addition and Subtraction**- Part 3 (Coming Soon)

## Computer Science Original Student Tutorials

Explore computer coding on the farm by declaring and initializing variables in this interactive tutorial. You'll also get a chance to practice your long division skills.

Explore computer coding on the farm by using condition and IF statements in this interactive tutorial. You'll also get a chance to apply the order of operations as you using coding to solve problems.

Click below to check out the other tutorials in the series.

Explore computer coding on the farm by using relational operators and IF statements to evaluate expressions. In this interactive tutorial, you'll also solve problems involving inequalities.

Click below to check out the other tutorials in the series.

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Help Oscar translate written real-world descriptions of multiplication and division into algebraic expressions in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 2 of 3. Click below to open the other tutorials in this series.

**Algebraic Expressions Part 1: Addition and Subtraction**- Part 3 (Coming Soon)

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Follow Oscar as he writes algebraic expressions of addition and subtraction about his new puppy Scooter in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Use models to solve balance problems on a space station in this interactive, math and science tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Explore computer coding on the farm by using relational operators and IF statements to evaluate expressions. In this interactive tutorial, you'll also solve problems involving inequalities.

Click below to check out the other tutorials in the series.

**MacCoder’s Farm Part 1: Declare Variables****MacCoder's Farm Part 2: Condition Statements****MacCoder's Farm Part 4: Repeat Loops**

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Explore computer coding on the farm by using condition and IF statements in this interactive tutorial. You'll also get a chance to apply the order of operations as you using coding to solve problems.

Click below to check out the other tutorials in the series.

**MacCoder's Farm Part 1: Declare Variables****MacCoder’s Farm Part 3: If Statements****MacCoder's Farm Part 4: Repeat Loops**

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Explore computer coding on the farm by declaring and initializing variables in this interactive tutorial. You'll also get a chance to practice your long division skills.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorials

Learn how to write basic algebraic expressions.

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Learn how to write simple algebraic expressions.

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Learn how to write basic expressions with variables to portray situations described in word problems.

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The focus here is understanding that a variable is just a symbol that can represent different values in an expression.

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Great question. In algebra, we do indeed avoid using the multiplication sign. We'll explain it for you here.

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