Formulae and functions in secondary

Discover new ways of teaching understanding, interpretation and substitution of challenging algebraic formulae

Lower secondary KS3 and upper secondary KS4 lessons, worksheets and challenges on formulae and functions

To help you cover everything from writing and interpreting formulae and rearranging formulae, to function notation and composite and inverse functions in your secondary mathematics lessons, we've handpicked this selection of engaging resources.

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Writing Formula

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Used as an introduction to a new topic of writing formula for set 3 year 9. PowerPoint talks through examples of writing algebraic formula clearly with worded steps, and gives multiple examples.

Writing Algebraic Expressions (Treasure Hunt)

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This activity gives students practice at interpreting worded descriptions and converting them into algebraic expressions. Click --> https://tes.com/.../Treasure Hunts for similar style Treasure Hunts on 40 other topics. -- Note that unlike most Treasure Hunts, this one has the added feature that ...

CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae

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Here's a real life CSI application of algebra for your students.... Students have to solve a murder investigation using formulae (writing and substituting). They have to gather evidence at three locations: the crime scene, mortuary and forensic laboratory. Once they have collected their evidenc...

Algebraic Substitution

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Differentiated worksheet that allows students to self mark and lesson powerpoint

Rearranging Formulae

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Rearranging Formulae for KS3 This individual powerpoint presentation is from the KS3 Maths Topics Series. It contains 29 slides (Plus a title and end slide), so there are lots of examples. This is an ideal resource which you will enjoy using to explain Rearranging Formulae to your classes for y...

Function Notation

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A lesson powerpoint introducing Function Notation with examples and question sets testing its use for substitution, solving equations and simplifying expressions.

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