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Special expansions (Years 9 and 10)

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 expanding brackets and factorising algebraic fractions. 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.

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Year level(s) Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords algebraic fraction, expanding brackets, simplifying, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Algebra
Topics Algebraic expressions
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA213 Apply the distributive law to the expansion of algebraic expressions, including binomials, and collect like terms where appropriate
ACMNA232 Apply the four operations to simple algebraic fractions with numerical denominators

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