PowerPoint presentation looking at solving one and two step equations. The starter includes a range of questions to be answered on mini whiteboard covering one step equations such as g + 3 = 17. The explanation slides cover solving two step equations such as 5x + 4 = 23. The plenary is a ‘find the mistakes’ activity asking students to find and correct mistakes in a set of solutions to one & two step equations. Suitable for KS3 and KS4.
This worksheet is designed to help students investigate differentiation from first principles – using the gradients of chords (of ever decreasing length) to approximate the gradient of the curve at a given point.
Starter looking at how to describe basic algebraic expressions in words. Students need to write worded descriptions for a range of algebraic expressions. Suitable for KS2, KS3 or lower ability KS4. Easier version of this activity requiring only matching is also available.
A set of activities and cards designed for AS Core students. The tasks build upon GCSE knowledge in a format of problem more suited to A-Level mathematics. The 'Do' and 'Justify' cards detail tasks for the students to complete whilst the 'Think' cards offer hints & useful ideas to consider.
Functions revision game covering substituting values into functions i.e. f(3), solving functions and substituting into composite functions i.e. fg(4). Can be played in pairs or larger groups. Suitable for KS4 studying the new GCSE.
Students need to evaluate sets of four different expressions in order to establish which is the odd one out. Good starter or plenary activity. As an extension, get the students to design their own. Suitable for KS3 or KS4.
This is a handy PowerPoint presentation for a lesson on how to change the subject of formulae where factorisation is required. The presentation includes starter, teacher-led explanation, extension and plenary. Suitable for KS4 and the top end of KS3.