Education Technology

Checking Equivalence

Published on 11/25/2011

Activity Overview

Investigate equivalent expressions.


  • Students will explore equivalent expressions
  • Students will use the Calculator application to verify equivalence with fractions, decimals, factors, exponents, and order of operations


  • Equivalent expressions
  • Factor
  • Order of operations

About the Lesson

This lesson involves students investigating equivalent expressions. As a result, students will:

  • Create equivalent expressions.
  • Check that the expressions they create are equivalent using TI-Nspire.