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Factorising 3  (Treasure Hunt)

Factorising 3 (Treasure Hunt)

This activity gives students practice at factorising algebraic expressions in which a letter is the common factor. The questions are carefully selected to ensure that students remember to correctly ‘take-out’ the factor from both terms. Click 👉https://tes.com/.../more… for similar style Treasure Hunts on more than 40 other topics. -- Note that unlike most Treasure Hunts, this one has the added feature that the answers give an encrypted clue. Deciphering this clue reveals where the treasure is hidden! A Treasure Hunt is a great activity which children love. They are ideal for revision, starters or plenaries. They are a really great way to get students to answer questions quickly and enjoy doing so. These question cards have been prepared in two sizes. The large cards can be pinned around the classroom and used for a whole class activity; the smaller (loop cards) can be used for group work or by individuals – they are particularly helpful for one-to-one tutorials and during interventions. Colour coding: I have used colours to indicate the approximate level of the questions: KS2 – red and orange KS3/GCSE Foundation – orange and green GCSE Higher – green, blue and purple 👍If you like this resource, then please rate it and/or leave a comment💬. If the rate-resource button on this page does not work, then go to your ratings page by clicking here 👉 https://tes.com/.../rate-resources…
Maths4Everyone
Factorising 1  (Treasure Hunt)

Factorising 1 (Treasure Hunt)

This activity gives students practice at factorising algebraic expressions which have a common factor of 2 or 3. The questions are carefully selected to ensure that students remember to correctly ‘take-out’ the factor from both terms. Click 👉https://tes.com/.../more… for similar style Treasure Hunts on more than 40 other topics. -- Note that unlike most Treasure Hunts, this one has the added feature that the answers give an encrypted clue. Deciphering this clue reveals where the treasure is hidden! A Treasure Hunt is a great activity which children love. They are ideal for revision, starters or plenaries. They are a really great way to get students to answer questions quickly and enjoy doing so. These question cards have been prepared in two sizes. The large cards can be pinned around the classroom and used for a whole class activity; the smaller (loop cards) can be used for group work or by individuals – they are particularly helpful for one-to-one tutorials and during interventions. Colour coding: I have used colours to indicate the approximate level of the questions: KS2 – red and orange KS3/GCSE Foundation – orange and green GCSE Higher – green, blue and purple 👍If you like this resource, then please rate it and/or leave a comment💬. If the rate-resource button on this page does not work, then go to your ratings page by clicking here 👉 https://tes.com/.../rate-resources…
Maths4Everyone
Practice Solving Graphical Simultaneous Equations and Roots Interactive Spreadsheet

Practice Solving Graphical Simultaneous Equations and Roots Interactive Spreadsheet

An Excel Workbook containing two spreadsheets to practice the GCSE skills of solving Simultaneous Equations graphically and using the roots of an equation. There is an associated answer sheet going through each simultaneous equation question. The questions have multiple choice answers, generated using the answer and potential misconceptions. If the correct letter is given it turns the answer box green, or red if incorrect. Note that your computer will need Microsoft Excel with Calculation Options set to 'Manual' and Macros enabled. There is a set up sheet which gives some advice on how to do this. Clicking the 'More Questions' black square will clear the sheet and recalculate questions and answers. Excel's Zoom Bar can be used to scale the sheet up and down to fit on your monitor. Note that as the questions are randomised, some questions could be repeated. With a constant number of re-generated questions (and answers), students can practice this to their heart's content. After all, practice makes perfect!
Ralphbutcher
8 GCSE/IGCSE worksheets on percentages,  indices and factorisation (with solutions)

8 GCSE/IGCSE worksheets on percentages, indices and factorisation (with solutions)

8 worksheets on the following: finding a percentage of an amount, calculating a fraction of an amount, expressing a fraction as a percentage, increasing and decreasing an amount by a percentage, solving problems involving reverse percentage and percentage change, quadratic factorisation, expanding brackets and factorising, power 1, power 0, negative powers and fractional powers and simplifying expressions with indices using the multiplication and division laws of indices. Detailed solutions are provided. From https://placeformath.blogspot.com.cy/p/worksheet-shop.html
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Quadratic Equations - GCSE Foundation, (US 9th - 10th grades)

Quadratic Equations - GCSE Foundation, (US 9th - 10th grades)

In this lesson, learners will be able to solve quadratic equations algebraically by factorising and find approximate solutions using a graph. Lesson can be used as whole class teaching by teachers and at home by learners. Lots of drag and drop activity with instant feedback. To access online choose the multiscreen.html file. To access offline choose the swf file. Contains 29 interactive pages
skoolmaths
Expanding and factorising double brackets

Expanding and factorising double brackets

10 questions on expanding and factorising quadratic expressions using two brackets. Non-calculator. Can be used as practise questions, tests or homework. The document is 1 page in total. Keywords: expand, factor, factoring, factorise, double brackets, two 2 brackets, parentheses, worksheet, test, non- calculator, homework, key stage 3, KS3, secondary, GCSE foundation, higher
Elsie99
Factorising expressions into one set of brackets differentiated worksheet

Factorising expressions into one set of brackets differentiated worksheet

For lower ability groups, this has been a life-saver. I have also used it as a starter or a recap activity for higher ability classes also where it has proved to be very effective. The worksheet is differentiated into green, amber, red, challenge, super challenge and builds the confidence of the students by filling in easy gaps first, then increasing the difficulty until they can factorise with no clues at all.
grw100
Geogebra: Expand Brackets and Factorising

Geogebra: Expand Brackets and Factorising

Geogebra files designed for class lessons on electronic board but also useful for individual students at home or in school. Other collected files at www.geoduggie.weebly.com and www.geogebra.org/drt The free Geogebra software at www.geogebra.org/download
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Algebra Match up Worksheet (with Answers)

Algebra Match up Worksheet (with Answers)

This is a fun worksheet to use as a starter, plenary or to support a revision lesson. It consists of 20 questions where students can practise essential algebra skills. The topics covered: algebraic notation, simplification, expanding brackets, factorisation and solving 2-step equations including brackets.
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