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.
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N4.2 Distinguish in meaning between the words ‘equation’, ‘formula’, and ‘expression’.
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N5.1 Manipulate algebraic expressions by collecting like terms, by multiplying a single term over a bracket, and by taking out common factors.
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Teaching resources

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Please note that, due to the overlap of C/D questions, some material may have been tagged as appropriate for both Foundation and Higher tier. Equally, due to the nature of some questions, different parts of a question may assess different topics. Teachers are advised to ensure learners have covered all of the question content before using such questions.