Grade 7 Mathematics Module 3, Topic A, Lesson 3

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Student Outcomes

  • Students use an area/rectangular array model and distributive property to write products as sums and sums as products.
  • Students use the fact that the opposite of a number is the same as multiplying by -1 to write the opposite of a sum in standard form.
  • Students recognize that rewriting an expression in a different form can shed light on the problem and how the quantities in it are related.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
7.EE.1 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear...
7.EE.2 Understand that rewriting an expression in different forms in a problem context can shed light on...

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