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Difference of cubes
The lesson aims to challenge students through exploring their understanding of square numbers through solving quadratic equations. Students work collaboratively in teams, exploring the difference between sequences. The lesson is aimed to challenge students' thinking, encouraging them to explore how difference in cube numbers can alter an answer.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Purpose||Extension, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Setting goals, Structuring lessons, Worked examples|
|Keywords||cube numbers, square roots, quadratic sequence, linear sequence|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Algebra, Apply understanding, Number, Build understanding|
|Topics||Algebraic expressions, Addition and subtraction, Multiples, factors and powers, Multiplication and division, Operating with number|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA233 Expand binomial products and factorise monic quadratic expressions using a variety of strategies
|National numeracy learning progression||
Number patterns and algebraic thinking - NPA9
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