Utah Core Standards
UT.6.EE. EXPRESSIONS AND EQUATIONS (6.EE)
Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions involving exponents and variables (Standards 6.EE.1–4). They reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities (Standards 6.EE.5–8). Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables in a real-world context (Standard 6.EE.9).
6.EE.1. Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.
6.EE.2. Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters represent numbers.
6.EE.2.b. Identify parts of an expression using mathematical terms (for example, sum, term, product, factor, quotient, coefficient); view one or more parts of an expression as a single entity and a sum of two terms. For example, describe the expression 2(8 + 7) as a product of two factors; view (8 + 7) as both a single entity and a sum of two terms.
6.EE.3. Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. For example, apply the distributive property to the expression 3(2 + x) to produce the equivalent expression 6 + 3x; apply the distributive property to the expression 24x + 18y to produce the equivalent expression 6(4x + 3y); apply properties of operations to y + y + y to produce the equivalent expression 3y.