**New Topic:** Equations & Inequations, MiA 4³ Ch5

By the end of this topic you will have revised your basic algebra skills including:

gathering like terms & simplifying expressions
substituting values (including negative numbers)
evaluating expressions
multiplying out brackets (single and double)
solving equations
You will be able to solve:

equations involving expanding double brackets
equations with fractions
inequations ( etc)

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Mr H, on Thursday 9 September, 2010 at 21:43 said:Friday 10 September, period 6Equations revision

Solving linear equations of type:

2x + 7 = 9, 5x – 2 = 3x + 4, 9(x + 3) = -27, etc

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Mr H, on Monday 13 September, 2010 at 11:46 said:Tuesday 14 September, period 3Revision of expanding double brackets

e.g. (x + 2)(x – 3), (2x + 1)(3x – 7)

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Mr H, on Wednesday 15 September, 2010 at 8:18 said:Wednesday 15 September, period 1Solving Equations with quadratic terms

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Mr H, on Wednesday 15 September, 2010 at 23:23 said:Thursday 16 September, period 1Equations with fractions

Revise multiplying and simplifying fractions (numbers only) then onto algebraic fractions.

Mr H, on Thursday 16 September, 2010 at 23:25 said:Good progress made which was encouraging.

Mr H, on Thursday 16 September, 2010 at 23:24 said:Friday 17 September, period 6Solving inequations

Last lesson on this topic for now focusing on inequations – same skills as solving equations.

Make note of case where multiplying /dividing by a negative value.