Formative Assessment 140

Assessment Problem: 

For the equation 2(x + 1) + 4 = 12, identify all possible steps that could be done next.

Mathematical Issues: 

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

Domain: 
Algebraic Relations
Theme: 
Solutions
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).