Write Algebraic Expressions from Statements: Form ax+b and a(x+b)

Write an expression from an expression, verbal to algebraic. A quick video lesson gives pointers on how to write algebraic expressions from words. Stressing important vocabulary and order of the expression help to develop an understanding of the process.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a word wall with important vocabulary for writing expressions
  • Follow the video with whiteboard practice as a quick understanding check
Classroom Considerations
  • Consider monitoring YouTube comments if making available for independent viewing
Pros
  • Repeats the wording multiple times to strengthen understanding
  • Emphasizes important vocabulary in the wording
Cons
  • None