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# CCSS.Math.Content.HSA.SSE.A.1 - Interpret expressions that represent a quantity in terms of its context.

### CCSS.Math.Content.HSA.SSE.A.1.b - Interpret complicated expressions by viewing one or more of their parts as a single entity. For example, interpret P(1+r)n as the product of P and a factor not depending on P.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.Math.Content.HSA.SSE.A.1 Interpret Expressions That Represent A Quantity In Terms Of Its... Seeing Structure in Expressions - High School Algebra Mathematics Common Core State Standards

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

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

1. Interpret Complicated Expressions by Viewing One or More of Their Parts - Let's consider a more complex expression: 5x - (2 - 4y). How many terms are in that expression? Your students will probably say three, but there are only two the way the expression is written.
2. Interpret Expressions that Represent a Quantity in Terms of its Context - At its core, this standard wants students to start thinking of math as a language, not a pile of numbers. Just like any other language, math can help us communicate thoughts and ideas with each other, but students need to know the basics before they can really understand it.
3. Interpreting Linear Expressions - An example of interpreting a linear expression
4. Polynomial vocabulary - Find the degree of this polynomial.
5. Polynomial vocabulary - Find the number of terms in this polynomial.
6. Structure in Expressions - Worksheet 1 - 10 problems are presented in a PDF worksheet to test the student's knowledge of converting statements into expressions and vice versa.
7. Structure in Expressions - Worksheet 1 - Answer Key - An answer key is provided in PDF form showing answers for the PDF worksheet that tests the student's knowledge of converting statements into expressions and vice versa.
8. Writing Expressions - Short video introduction
9. Writing Expressions (2) - Short video introduction
10. Writing Expressions (3) - Short video introduction

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