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Steps inquiry

This prompt invites students to place a number in the larger circle and calculate the results of taking the steps in the two paths.

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Year level(s) Year 7
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 flow chart, multiplication, addition, two-step problem

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Algebra, Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Patterns and algebra, Addition and subtraction, Multiplication and division, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA175 Introduce the concept of variables as a way of representing numbers using letters
ACMNA177 Extend and apply the laws and properties of arithmetic to algebraic terms and expressions

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