Algebraic Expressions & Equations

Make Connections

Performance Task

Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes about your classmates’ strategies for writing and evaluating expressions and for writing and solving equations.


As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

  • How did you know whether to use an expression or an equation?
  • How did you find the expression (or equation)?
  • How can you check the solution to your equation?
  • How do you know whether two expressions are equivalent?