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Teacher guide Introduction to algebra

TLF ID M013740

This is a website designed for both teachers and students that addresses the introduction of algebra. It is particularly relevant for introducing the idea of the use of a variable as a way of representing numbers. There are pages for both teachers and students. The student pages contain interactive questions for students to check their progress in the topic.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for both teachers and students for the year 7 Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. It is particularly relevant for the content descriptions about the concept of variables as an introduction to algebra. It supports the idea of variables in algebra as a way of representing numbers using letters. The resource achieves this with a discussion regarding variables in familiar contexts.
  • The resource may be useful in helping students achieve that element of the year 7 achievement standards that refers to students representing numbers using variables.
Year level

7

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Organization: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Description: Creator
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.amsi.org.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Interactive
  • Text
Rights
  • © 2013 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This material may be copied, distributed and adapted free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all copyright notices and acknowledgements are retained.