Instructional Activity# Example 1: Using the Commutative and Associative Properties to Efficiently Multiply Rational Numbers

Lesson 16. Unit 2. Grade 7 EngageNY

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 16, Unit 2, Grade 7. Present the given question and have students share their thoughts. Answers will vary, but accept all answers at this point. How can we evaluate the expression below? Will different strategies result in different answers? Why or why not?