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Mathematics / Year 7 / Number and Algebra / Patterns and algebra

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create algebraic expressions and evaluate them by substituting a given value for each variable (ACMNA176)

Elaborations
  • using authentic formulas to perform substitutions
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Substitution,  Mathematical expressions

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