Tennessee Curriculum Center

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
Grade 7 | Expressions and Equations
Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions algebraic expressions and equations

Common Core Standards
Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients.
Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. Understand that rewriting an expression in different forms in a problem context can shed light on the problem and how the quantities in it are related.