New Mexico Standards
NM.A. Algebra: Students will understand algebraic concepts and applications.
5-8.A.1. Understand patterns, relations, and functions.
6.A.1.3. Explain and use symbols to represent unknown quantities and variable relationships.
5-8.A.2. Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.
6.A.2.2. Use letters to represent an unknown in an equation.