# Describing Expressions with a Curtain Reveal

Skill:

Identify parts of a numerical or algebraic expression.

# Describing Expressions with a Curtain Reveal

Open and close curtains across an algebraic expression to identify one or more parts as a single entity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

One student calls the expression a sum of two products. Her friend calls the expression two terms with two factors. Who is correct?

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### Open-ended question 2

How else could this expression be described?

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