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LESSON GOALS • Combine like terms to solve two-step equations. • Apply the distributive property to solve two-step equations. FLORIDA STANDARDS • MAFS.K12.MP.3.1 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. • Also MAFS.8.EE.3.7b. PACING One class period, approximately 60 minutes LEARN MATHCAST: SIMPLIFY BEFORE MULTIPLE TRANSFORMATIONS This video explains that it is easier to simplify tasks. Students are also shown how to combine like terms to solve the equation 6 = 2(x – 4) + 5x. MATERIALS • reference Guide pages 71–72 • practice Activity Book pages 44–47 • Overview and Toolkit presentations KEYWORDS Students can preview definitions of keywords hyperlinked throughout the lesson. • distributive property • equivalent equations • inverse operations • like terms • properties of equality Use this guide to accompany Lesson 2.08, Semester A. Simplify Before Multiple Transformations 96 SIMpLIFy BeFOre MuLTIpLe Tr ANSFOrMATIONS