# Mathematics / Year 9 / Number and Algebra / Patterns and algebra

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Curriculum content descriptions

Extend and apply the index laws to variables, using positive integer indices and the zero index (ACMNA212)

Elaborations
• understanding that index laws apply to variables as well as numbers
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Zero index,  Pronumerals,  Positive indices

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