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Common Core For Algebra I

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New York State Common Core Math Module 1, Algebra I, Lesson 6

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Student Outcomes

- Students use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it.
- Students use the distributive property to prove equivalency of expressions.

Lesson Summary

The Distributive Property represents a key belief about the arithmetic of real numbers. This property can be applied to algebraic expressions using variables that represent real numbers.

Exit Ticket

Consider the expression: (x + y + 3 ) x (y + 1)

a. Draw a picture to represent the expression.

b. Write an equivalent expression by applying the Distributive Property.

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