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Intersecting lines

The lesson aims to challenge students through exploring their understanding of linear equations and intersecting lines. Students work collaboratively, following guided questions to explore the relationships between two linear equations. The lesson is aimed to challenge students' thinking, encouraging them to explore and deepen their conceptual understanding. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.

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Year level(s) Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Feedback, Mathematics investigation
Keywords linear equations, iIntersecting lines, graph, gradient, y-intercept

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Geometry, Algebra, Apply understanding
Topics Algebraic expressions, Linear relationships
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA193 Plot linear relationships on the Cartesian plane with and without the use of digital technologies
ACMNA194 Solve linear equations using algebraic and graphical techniques. Verify solutions by substitution
ACMNA215 Sketch linear graphs using the coordinates of two points and solve linear equations
ACMNA237 Solve linear simultaneous equations, using algebraic and graphical techniques, including using digital technology

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