3 Act Math Tasks

Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative


Algebra

A-CED.1

Overall Expectation Description:

A-CED.1 – High School Algebra – Creating Equations

Create equations that describe numbers or relationships.

Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. Include equations arising from linear and quadratic functions, and simple rational and exponential functions.


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