This is a worksheet filled with 25 questions (and their worked answers) on like terms and negative numbers appropriate for yr 8 students in NSW following the syllabus in 2018 (the Mathematics K-12 Syllabus 2012).
The syllabus dot points covered in this worksheet are as follows:
Apply the associative, commutative and distributive laws to aid mental and written computation (ACMNA151)
Compare, order, add and subtract integers (ACMNA280)
recognise and describe the ‘direction’ and ‘magnitude’ of integers
Extend and apply the laws and properties of arithmetic to algebraic terms and expressions (ACMNA177)
- recognise like terms and add and subtract them to simplify algebraic expressions, e.g.
- connect algebra with the commutative and associative properties of arithmetic to determine that and (Communicating)