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Algebra: finding rules, forming expressions and solving equations
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for working algebraically, from exploring one-step and two-step function machines, using substitution and formulae, through to forming and solving equations.
|Year level(s)||Year 6|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||function, rule, reasoning, problem-solving, word problem, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Algebra, Build understanding|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA121 Find unknown quantities in number sentences involving multiplication and division and identify equivalent number sentences involving multiplication and division
ACMNA133 Continue and create sequences involving whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Describe the rule used to create the sequence
|National numeracy learning progression||
Number patterns and algebraic thinking
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