# MA.6.AR.2.1

Given an equation or inequality and a specified set of integer values, determine which values make the equation or inequality true or false.

### Examples

Determine which of the following values make the inequality x+1<2 true: -4,-2,0,1.

### Clarifications

Clarification 1: Problems include the variable in multiple terms or on either side of the equal sign or inequality symbol.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 6
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

## Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
1205010: M/J Grade 6 Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1205020: M/J Accelerated Mathematics Grade 6 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020, 2020 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1204000: M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7812015: Access M/J Grade 6 Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

## Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.6.AR.2.AP.1: Choose which values, from a set of five or fewer integers, make an equation or inequality true.

## Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

## Formative Assessments

Finding Solutions of Inequalities:

Students are given three inequalities and asked to determine if any numbers from a given set are solutions.

Type: Formative Assessment

Solutions of Inequalities:

Students are asked to explain what it means for a number to be a solution of an inequality.

Type: Formative Assessment

Solutions of Equations:

Students are asked to explain what it means for a number to be a solution of an equation.

Type: Formative Assessment

Finding Solutions of Equations:

Students are given three equations and asked to determine if any numbers from a given set are solutions.

Type: Formative Assessment

## Original Student Tutorials

Dr. E. Quation Part 2: One Step Multiplication & Division Equations:

Learn how to solve 1-step multiplication and division equations with Dr. E. Quation in Part 2 of this series of interactive tutorials.  You'll also learn how to check your answers to make sure your answer is the solution to the equation.

Click here to open Part 1

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Dr. E. Quation Part 1: One Step Addition & Subtraction Equations:

Learn how to solve and check one-step addition and subtraction equations with Dr. E. Quation as you complete this interactive tutorial.

Click here to open Dr. E. Quation Part 2: One-Step Multiplication and Division Equations

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Balancing the Machine:

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

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Perspectives Video: Expert

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Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

## Tutorials

How to Test Solutions to Inequalities:

Learn how to test if a certain value of a variable makes an inequality true in this tutorial.

Type: Tutorial

How to Test Solutions to Equations Using Substitution:

Learn how to test if a certain value of a variable makes an equation true in this tutorial.

Type: Tutorial

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Finding Solutions of Equations:

Students are given three equations and asked to determine if any numbers from a given set are solutions.

Finding Solutions of Inequalities:

Students are given three inequalities and asked to determine if any numbers from a given set are solutions.

Solutions of Equations:

Students are asked to explain what it means for a number to be a solution of an equation.

Solutions of Inequalities:

Students are asked to explain what it means for a number to be a solution of an inequality.

## Original Student Tutorials Science - Grades K-8

Balancing the Machine:

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

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Dr. E. Quation Part 1: One Step Addition & Subtraction Equations:

Learn how to solve and check one-step addition and subtraction equations with Dr. E. Quation as you complete this interactive tutorial.

Click here to open Dr. E. Quation Part 2: One-Step Multiplication and Division Equations

Dr. E. Quation Part 2: One Step Multiplication & Division Equations:

Learn how to solve 1-step multiplication and division equations with Dr. E. Quation in Part 2 of this series of interactive tutorials.  You'll also learn how to check your answers to make sure your answer is the solution to the equation.

Click here to open Part 1

## Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

## Original Student Tutorials

Dr. E. Quation Part 2: One Step Multiplication & Division Equations:

Learn how to solve 1-step multiplication and division equations with Dr. E. Quation in Part 2 of this series of interactive tutorials.  You'll also learn how to check your answers to make sure your answer is the solution to the equation.

Click here to open Part 1

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Dr. E. Quation Part 1: One Step Addition & Subtraction Equations:

Learn how to solve and check one-step addition and subtraction equations with Dr. E. Quation as you complete this interactive tutorial.

Click here to open Dr. E. Quation Part 2: One-Step Multiplication and Division Equations

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Balancing the Machine:

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

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorials

How to Test Solutions to Inequalities:

Learn how to test if a certain value of a variable makes an inequality true in this tutorial.

Type: Tutorial

How to Test Solutions to Equations Using Substitution:

Learn how to test if a certain value of a variable makes an equation true in this tutorial.

Type: Tutorial

## Parent Resources

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