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Fractions and the index laws in algebra
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of algebraic fractions and using the index laws with fractions and algebra. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
Additional details 

Year level(s)  Year 8, Year 10 

Audience  Teacher, School Leader 
Purpose  Content knowledge 
Format  Downloadable resources 
Keywords  index, power, fraction, algebra, explicit teaching 
Curriculum alignment 

Strand and focus  Algebra 
Topics  Algebraic expressions 
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions 
AC9M8A01
Create, expand, factorise, rearrange and simplify linear expressions, applying the associative, commutative, identity, distributive and inverse properties
AC9M10A01
Expand, factorise and simplify expressions and solve equations algebraically, applying exponent laws involving products, quotients and powers of variables, and the distributive property 
Numeracy progression 
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7, P9)

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Organisation  AMSI 
Copyright  © The University of Melbourne. Creative Commons BYNCND 3.0. 
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