Middle Years Developing Numeracy - Algebra: Book 3


Activities that consolidate student understanding of equations, formulae, identities, sequences, functions and graphs. Includes teacher's notes and answers for time-efficient marking.

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Part of the series Middle Years Developing Numeracy - Algebra.

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Activities that consolidate student understanding of equations, formulae, identities, sequences, functions and graphs. 64 pages of maths activities featuring real-life and theoretical contexts; with each task carefully graded, and the level of difficulty progressing from Book 1 through to Book 3. Includes teacher's notes, and answers for time-efficient marking. Suitable for Middle Years 5-8.

Book 3 Topics Include

  • Distinguish the Different Roles played by Letter Symbols
  • Use Index Notation for Integer Powers and Simple Instances of the Index Laws
  • Know and Use Index Laws in Generalised Form for Multiplication and Division of Integer Powers
  • Simplify or Transform Algebraic Expressions by Taking out Single-Term Common Factors
  • Add and Subtract Simple Algebraic Fractions
  • Construct and Solve Linear Equations with Integer Coefficients
  • Use Systematic Trial and Improvement Methods to find Approximate Solutions to Equations
  • Solve Problems Involving Direct Proportion using ICT
  • Substitute Numbers into Expressions and Formulae
  • Generate Terms of a Sequence using Term-to-Term and Position-to-Term Definitions of the Sequence
  • Find the Next Term and the nth Term of Quadratic Sequences and Functions and Explore their Properties
  • Generate Sequences from Practical Contexts and Write an Expression to Describe the nth Term of an Arithmetic Sequence
  • Find the Inverse of a Linear Function
  • Generate Points and Plot Graphs of Linear Functions
  • Given Values for m and c, Find the Gradient of Lines given by Equations of the form y = mx + c
  • Construct Functions Arising from Real-Life Problems and Plot their Corresponding Graph

Uses and Benefits of the Books

  • Supplementary classroom lessons
  • Homework activities
  • Reinforcement of learning
  • Extension work for advanced students
  • Preparation for assessment
  • Exam revision Teaching Benefits
  • Creative teaching ideas
  • Developing greater student interest and understanding
  • A fresh approach to a topic or lesson
  • A way of targeting student weaknesses
  • Suitable for individual or group work
  • A variety of activities for home study
ISBN 9781921015212
Publisher Blake Education
Product Type Teacher Resources,
Year Level Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8,
Author(s) Hilary Koll and Steve Mills

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