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Rectangle formula

Students first need to identify the meaning of the variables in the prompt in relation to the diagram. Students then pose questions and with the guidance of the teacher explore their questions. The resource includes the prompt, teacher notes, guided questions and examples of student solutions. There are also extension suggestions.

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Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation
Keywords rectangular array, square number, formula, substitution

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Algebraic expressions
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA241 Solve simple quadratic equations using a range of strategies

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Inquiry Maths

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