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Teacher guide Algebraic expressions

TLF ID M013742

This is a website designed for both teachers and students that addresses algebraic expressions from the Australian Curriculum for year 8 students. It contains material on using simple positive and negative fractions, substitution, collecting like terms, taking products, and expanding brackets using the distributive law with algebra to solve straightforward linear equations. There are pages for both teachers and students. The student pages contain interactive questions for students to check their progress in the topic.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for both teachers and students for the year 8 Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. It is particularly relevant for the content descriptions about expanding, factorising and simplifying algebraic expressions. Students are supported by example showing how to use the distributive law, collect like terms, find common factors and interpret algebraic fractions.
  • The resource may be useful in helping students achieve that element of the year 8 achievement standards that refers to students simplifying a variety of algebraic expressions and solving linear equations.
Year level

8

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Organization: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Description: Creator
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.amsi.org.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Interactive
  • Text
Rights
  • © 2013 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This material may be copied, distributed and adapted free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all copyright notices and acknowledgements are retained.