Basic Algebra (Foundation  Unit 2)
Topic:  Basic Algebra 
Estimated teaching time:  Foundation 4.5 hours  5.5 hours 
Specification references (in recommended teaching order)
N4.1  Distinguish the different roles played by letter symbols in algebra, using the correct notation. View assessment guidance > 
N4.2  Distinguish in meaning between the words ‘equation’, ‘formula’, and ‘expression’. View assessment guidance > 
N5.1  Manipulate algebraic expressions by collecting like terms, by multiplying a single term over a bracket, and by taking out common factors. View assessment guidance > 
Teaching resources

Basic algebra  Homework sheets
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