### Examples

Evaluate the expression , where a=-1 and b=15.### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Within this benchmark, the expectation is to perform all operations with integers.

*Clarification 2:* Refer to Properties of Operations, Equality and Inequality (Appendix D).

**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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## Formative Assessments

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## Original Student Tutorials

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## Virtual Manipulative

## MFAS Formative Assessments

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Evaluate numerical expressions with decimals using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial.

Evaluate numerical expressions with integers using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial.

Evaluate numerical expressions with whole numbers using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial.

Evaluate numerical expressions with whole numbers using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial. This is part 2 of a series on evaluating expressions with whole numbers.

## 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.

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Evaluate numerical expressions with decimals using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Evaluate numerical expressions with whole numbers using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial. This is part 2 of a series on evaluating expressions with whole numbers.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Evaluate numerical expressions with whole numbers using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Evaluate numerical expressions with integers using the order of operations and properties of operations in this interactive tutorial.

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 evaluate an expression with variables using a technique called substitution.

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This video demonstrates evaluating expressions with two variables.

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Explore how the value of an algebraic expression changes as the value of its variable changes.

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In this example, we have a formula for converting a Celsius temperature to Fahrenheit.

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Students will evaluate expressions using the order of operations.

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Work through a challenging order of operations example with only positive numbers.

Type: Tutorial

Work through a challenging order of operations example with only positive numbers.

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This video will show how to evaluate expressions with exponents using the order of operations.

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In this example we have a formula for converting Celsius temperature to Fahrenheit. Let's substitute the variable with a value (Celsius temp) to get the degrees in Fahrenheit. Great problem to practice with us!

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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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## Virtual Manipulative

In this activity, students practice solving algebraic expressions using order of operations. The applet records their score so the student can track their progress. This activity allows students to practice applying the order of operations when solving problems. This activity includes supplemental materials, including background information about the topics covered, a description of how to use the application, and exploration questions for use with the java applet.

Type: Virtual Manipulative