- Simplify an expression by Combining Like Terms
- Expand an expression by using the Distributive Property

[ 3(b – 2) –> 3b – 6 ] - Simplify an expression by using the Distributive Property

[ 5x + 25 –> 5(x + 5) ] - Simplifying expressions in context of perimeters and areas of triangles and rectangles
- Determine whether two expressions are equivalent

[ 8b – 2 is the same as 4(4b – 0.5) - Write equivalent expressions in different ways

[ expand or simplify ] - Find mistakes made by others when expanding and simplifying expressions

Lesson 14 Objectives