## CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.A.3 - Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3 (2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6 (4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School OfficersTitle: CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.A.3 Apply The Properties Of Operations To Generate Equivalent Expressions.... Expressions and Equations - 6th Grade Mathematics Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 04/28/2016)

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