## Equations & Inequations 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)
• ### 6 Responses

1. Friday 10 September, period 6

Equations revision

Solving linear equations of type:
2x + 7 = 9, 5x – 2 = 3x + 4, 9(x + 3) = -27, etc

p99 Ex2.1

2. Tuesday 14 September, period 3

Revision of expanding double brackets
e.g. (x + 2)(x – 3), (2x + 1)(3x – 7)

Discuss and return Areas & Volumes homework
Set percentages homework and remediation questions on A&V

3. Wednesday 15 September, period 1

p101 Ex2.2

Selection from Q1 and Q2

4. Thursday 16 September, period 1

Equations with fractions

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

• Good progress made which was encouraging.

5. Friday 17 September, period 6

Solving 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.