Formative Assessment 138

Assessment Problem: 

Solve this equation in two different ways:
4(x + 2) = 12

Mathematical Issues: 

This task assesses students' ability to use multiple strategies for solving equations.

Domain: 
Algebraic Relations
Theme: 
Equations
Common Core Standards: 
A-REI.3
Technology: 
The Cover-Up app also demonstrates the value of informal procedures in solving equations.
Research References: 
Rittle-Johnson, B., & Star, J. R. (2007).