 Mathematics Grade 6

Strand: EXPRESSIONS AND EQUATIONS (6.EE)

Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions involving exponents and variables (Standards 6.EE.1�4). They reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities (Standards 6.EE.5�8). Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables in a real-world context (Standard 6.EE.9).

Standard 6.EE.5

Understand solving an equation or inequality as a process of answering a question: which values from a specified set, if any, make the equation or inequality true? Use substitution to determine whether a given number in a specified set makes an equation or inequality true.

• Algebra Four
This lesson contains a game activity designed to help students practice solving algebraic equations.
• Chapter 6 - Mathematical Foundations (UMSMP)
This is Chapter 6 of the Utah Middle School Math: Grade 6 textbook. It provides a Mathematical Foundation for Expressions and Equations.
• Chapter 6 - Student Workbook (UMSMP)
This is Chapter 6 of the Utah Middle School Math: Grade 6 student workbook. It covers the following topics: Expressions and Equations.
• Expressions and Equations (6.EE) - 6th Grade Core Guide
The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and educators around the state of Utah developed these guides for Mathematics Grade 6 - Expressions and Equations.
• Grade 6 Unit 4: One Step Equations and Inequalities (Georgia Standards)
In this unit students will: Determine if an equation or inequality is appropriate for a given situation. Solve mathematical and real-world problems with equations. Represent real-world situations as inequalities. Interpret the solutions to equations and inequalities. Represent the solutions to inequalities on a number line. Analyze the relationship between dependent and independent variables through the use of tables, equations and graphs.
• Graphing Inequalities: Fractions and Decimals from 0 to 1
In this interactive, use logic to solve three riddles involving high-jump performers in a flea circus. Then, using knowledge of inequalities, place the fleas in the appropriate range on a vertical number line. NOTE: You have to create a Free PBS Account to view this web page, but it is easy to do and worth the effort.
• Log Ride
In this instructional task students are given two inequalities, one as a formula and one in words, and a set of possible solutions. They have to decide which of the given numbers actually solve the inequalitie
• Make Use of Structure
The purpose of this task is to help students reason about the meaning of equations and the solution of an equation, and to give them an opportunity to make connections with operations with fractions and decimals. http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Lindsey Henderson and see the Mathematics - Secondary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer Throndsen .

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