# Algebra

## An alternative index of resources based on this area of the curriculum

Bring on the Maths | Maths to Infinity | Autograph | Skills Builder | Other Resources

## Bring on the Maths

The full list of 'Bring on the Maths' sample activities can be found here. Those based on Algebra are listed below.

- Level 8 Algebra: Deriving formulae (Level by Level)
- Simplifying expressions (Year 7)
- Solving equations (KS3 Top-up)
- Trial and improvement (Higher Algebra)
- Inequalities (Higher Algebra)
- Completing the square (Higher Algebra)

## Maths to Infinity

The full list of 'Maths to Infinity' files can be found here. Those based on Algebra are listed below.

## Autograph Resources

The full list of Autograph resources can be found here. Those based on Algebra are listed below.

- Lines parallel to the axes
- Investigating the 'c' in 'y = mx + c'
- Investigating the 'm' in 'y = mx + c'
- Matching linear graphs to their functions - all the twos
- Straight line graphs
- More straight line graphs (mostly)
- Defining the gradient
- Two points - the midpoint of, the distance between and the gradient of the line joining them
- The gradients of perpendicular lines
- The equation of a line through two points
- The equation of a perpendicular bisector of two points
- Mobile phone bills - an investigation
- Linear programming
- Linear programming - the solution
- Introducing the quadratic function
- Investigating the 'a' in 'y = ax²'
- Investigating the 'b' in 'y = (x - b)²'
- Investigating the 'c' in 'y = x² + c'
- Investigating the completed square form
- Investigating roots of quadratics
- Investigating the symmetry of the general quadratic curve
- Investigating the discriminant
- Simultaneous equations where one is quadratic
- Properties of quadratics - matching cards activity

## Skills Builder

Looking for some deliberate practice of algebra skills? Look no further as AET have provided the following:

## Other Resources

Other free resources are listed here. All of these are referenced in the relevant scheme of work.

- Equations: Some useful templates and ideas for solving equations and manipulating expressions
- Equations: Solving two-step equations
- Equations: Using the Fibonacci sequence to create and solve equations
- Equations: A spreadsheet to be used with the above idea involving 'Fibonacci equations'
- Expressions: The notation and conventions of algebra
- Expressions: Substituting into expressions
- Expressions: Introducing multiplying out brackets through number patterns
- Expressions: What is wrong with these attempts at multiplying out brackets?
- Expressions: Simplifying expressions using the laws of indices
- Formulae: Substituting into scientific formulae
- Graphs: Lines parallel to the axes
- Graphs: Matching linear graphs activity
- Graphs: A screenshot challenge
- Real-Life Graphs: Conversion graphs
- Real-Life Graphs: A 'decsribe the race' activity based on the hare and the tortoise story
- Sequences: Generating sequences using a spreadsheet, but without a spreadsheet
- Sequences: Using a spreadsheet to construct sequences
- Sequences: Growing patterns