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ALGEBRA LESSONS - CONTENT LIST

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Title Description/Objectives GCSE papers requiring relevant topic   Calculator required Lesson requires printed documents
Solving quadratic inequalities To be able plot inequalities on a graph, by plotting quadratic graphs. Extending to re-arranging inequality in form ax^2 + bx + c > 0    width=    
Solve inequalities with one or two variables To be able solve inequalities. Beginning with 1 step equations, then 2 step equations, followed by double inequalities. Extending to using negative numbers.  width=  width=    
Solving quadratic equations by factorising To be able solving simple quadratic equations by factorising into 2 brackets (coefficients of x is always 1). Extending to re-arranging equation to form x^2 + bx + c = 0 first.    width=    
Expression, Equation, Identity and Formula To be able to identify expressions, equations, formulaes and identities  width=  width=    
Solving quadratic equations by using the formula To be able to accurately use the quadratic formula to solve equations    width=  
Simplifying Expressions To be able to add and subtract terms with common unknowns, and to be also able to multiply out simple terms .  width=  width=    
Use Trial and Improvement to find approximate solutions of equations To be able to apply trial and improvement method to find solution to specified decimal placing, starting with 1dp moving to 2dp, extending to 3dp.  width=  width=  
Parallel and perpendicular lines To be able to calculate perpendicular gradient, given just gradient (using m1xm2 = -1), leading onto finding equations of perpendicular lines to given a linear equation on the point of intersection, then finding equations of perpendicular or parallel lines    width=    
Change the subject of a Formula To be able to change the subject of the formula by re-arranging, leading onto working with powers and then re-arranging formulas with unknowns on both sides.  width=  width=    
Factorising using difference of two squares To be able to factorise expressions using the difference of 2 squares    width=    
Find the equation of a straight line from gradient and co-ordinates To be able to find the equation of a line initially given a gradient and a co-ordinate, leading onto finding the equation from 2 co-ordinates, not given the gradient.  width=  width=    
Find the gradient of a straight line graph from 2 points To be able to find the gradient of a line given 2 co-ordinates, extending to 2 co-ordinates which involve negative numbers  width=  width=    
Find the mid-point and length of a line To be able to find the midpoint of a line from a drawn line, extending to finding midpoint between 2 co-ordinates. To also be able to calculate the length of a line from a drawn line, leading onto between 2 co-ordinates.  width=  width=    width=
Understand and plot points in four quadrants To be able to plot co-ordinates in different quadrants, leading to any quadrant, followed by reading co-ordinates in all quadrants.  width=  width=    width=
Geometric sequence (Common Ratio) To be able to identify a common ratio of a sequnece, followed by being able to find a term given first number and common ratio.  width=  width=    
Co-ordinates in one quadrant To be able to plot co-ordinates in the 1st quadrant, followed by reading co-ordinates in the 1st quadrant  width=  width=    width=
Solving quadratic equations by completing the square To be able to completethe square with co-efficients of x^2 as 1, extending to completing the square where the co-efficient of x is not 1    width=    
Completing the square of quadratic expressions To be able to solve equations by completing the square, leading onto equations which have co-efficients of x, and extending to re-arranging equation to form x^2 + bx + c = 0 first.    width=    
Solve equations that include brackets To be able to solve equations which contain brackets. Expanding brackets prior to re-arranging and solving.  width=  width=    
Solve equations that include powers To be able to solve equations which containing powers - a short lesson (used as an add ont)  width=  width=    
Working with Algebraic Fractions To be able to add and subtract algebraic fractions, moving onto simplifying - followed by multiplying and dividing    width=    
Solving Fractional equations To be able to solve equations which involve algebraic fractions with more than one unknown.    width=    
Solve equations with unknown on both sides including negative numbers To be able to solve multiple step equations with unknowns on both sides, with differing order of operations.  width=  width=    
Re-arranging & solving simple one step equations To be able to solve simple one step equations split between adding & subtracting, dividing and multiplying with a fraction.  width=  width=    
Solve two step equations with unknown on one side and involving fractions To be able to solve simple two step equations, with differing order of operations.  width=  width=    
Use elimination or substitution to solve simultaneous equations To be able to solve simultaneous equations by elimination or subsitution. Solve by adding or subtracting, extending to having to multiply one or both equations.    width=    
Using number sequences & describe a rule of a sequence To be able to spot the linear sequence, the term to term rule and find then create a sequence knowing a specific rule.  width=  width=    
Substitute Numbers into Formula To be able to substiute numbers into increasingly challenging formulas.  width=  width=    
Substitute Numbers into Expressions To be able to substiute numbers into increasingly challenging expressions, including mixed variables and extending to negatives  width=  width=    
Find & Use the nth term expression for a sequence To be able to use linear nth terns to find a specific term in a sequence and then to be able to find the nth term of a written linear number sequence.  width=  width=    
Find the nth term expression for a quadratic sequence To be able to use quadratic nth terns to find a specific term in a sequence and then to be able to find the quadratic nth term of a written quadratic number sequence.    width=    
Circle equations in the form x² + y² = r² To be able to work out equation of a circle given it's radius and centre, leading onto being able to find equation of a tangent given centre and co-ordinate on a circle.    width=    
Forming Expressions, Equations or Formula To be write or derive expressions, equations, formulaes and identities from given information.  width=  width=    
Iteration To be able to use iteration to find roots of equations    width=  
Quadratic Simultaneous Equations To be able to solve simultaneous equations, where one equation is a a quadratic, and the other is linear.    width=    
Turning Points To be able to find the turning point of a quadratic equation / function    width=    
Triple Brackets To be able to expand triple brackets - with varying degrees of difficulty    width=    
Finding the Equation of a Line To be able to find the y-intercept, the gradient 'm' followed by the whole equation of a line  width=  width=    width=
Quadratic Graphs To be able to plot quadratic graphs, find the solution from quadratic graphs - leading onto solving simultaneous equations involving a quadratic graph  width=  width= Graph Paper
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Factorising Linear Expressions To be able to factorise expressions, starting from integer factors, then algebraic factors leading onto combined factors  width=  width=    
Expanding Single Brackets To be able to expand and simply brackets, starting with 1 bracket moving onto 2 brackets  width=  width=    
Expanding Double Brackets To be able to expand double brackets using either grid method or combination method. Questions extending to brackets with coefficients of x  width=  width=    
Factorsing Quadratics into 2 Brackets To be able to factorise quadratics, starting with X^2 moving onto quadratics with coefficient of x more than one.  width=  width=    
Drawing Straight Line Graphs To be able to draw straight line graphs using a table or otherwise, extending to solving simultaneous equations by drawing graphs  width=  width=    width=

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