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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Algebraic Expressions
Level: Grade 6
Standards: 6.EE.A.3, MP3
Author: LBeth
Last Modified: 7 months ago

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Grade 6 Algebraic Expressions CCSS: 6.EE.A.3, MP3

Lucy must write an equivalent expression for [math]4(a + 2)[/math]. She uses the distributive property and writes the expression [math]4a + 2[/math].

Which statement best describes Lucy's equivalent expression.
  1. Lucy's expression is correct.
  2. Lucy's expression is incorrect because she did not multiply the 2 by the 4.
  3. Lucy's expression is incorrect because she should have added the 4 and the [math]a[/math].
  4. Lucy's expression is incorrect because she used the commutative property instead of the distributive property.
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