# Evaluating Algebraic Expressions Basketball Game

Practice evaluating algebraic expressions with integers by playing this cool and exciting basketball game. This game is designed for middle school students.

You can play this game alone, with a friend, or in two teams. This game is a multi-player game that can be played on computers, Promethean boards, smart boards, iPads, and other tablets. You do not need to install an app to play this game on the iPad. Have fun evaluating algebraic expressions!

The game is based on the following Common Core Math Standards:

CCSS 6.EE.2a
Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
a. Write expressions that record operations with numbers and with letters standing for numbers. For example, express the calculation “Subtract y from 5” as 5 – y.

CCSS6.EE.2.b
Evaluate expressions at specific values of their variables. Include expressions that arise from formulas used in real-world problems. Perform arithmetic operations, including those involving whole number exponents, in the conventional order when there are no parentheses to specify a particular order (Order of Operations).