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# Sequences and graphs

This resource links to papers on two concepts: sequences, and the graphical representations of linear relationships.

These papers provide details of the knowledge students should have and some of the misconceptions they may hold. Examples illustrate potential misconceptions and give advice on how to address them. The papers support teachers in developing pedagogical and content knowledge.

Year level(s) Year 6, Year 8
Purpose Content knowledge
Keywords lineargraph, relationship, coordinates, rule, sequence

## Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Algebra
Topics Linear relationships
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9M6SP02
Locate points in the 4 quadrants of a Cartesian plane; describe changes to the coordinates when a point is moved to a different position in the plane

AC9M8A02
Graph linear relations on the Cartesian plane using digital tools where appropriate; solve linear equations and one-variable inequalities using graphical and algebraic techniques; verify solutions by substitution

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P7)
Number and place value (P9)
Positioning and locating (P5)