Students will learn how to convert word problems to linear expressions. These word problems may involve percents, which students will convert to decimals when writing the linear equation.
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7.EE.A.2: Understand that rewriting an expression in different forms in a problem context can shed light on the problem and how the quantities in it are related. For example, a + 0.05a = 1.05a means that "increase by 5%" is the same as "multiply by 1.05."