Use mental computation and estimation to check the reasonableness of their solutions. Make connections between the sequence of operations used in an algebraic approach and an arithmetic approach, understanding how simply reasoning about the numbers connects to writing and solving a corresponding algebraic equation.
Algebra and Functions
Expressions & Equations: Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.
- Academic Context and Connections
Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.