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KS3 Algebra Starter Linear Equations - PowerPoint

Overall rating 4 out of 54.3 (17 ratings)

Last updated 22 September 2014, created 12 October 2009, viewed 23,749

A 5-10 minute KS3 starter to revise the solution of simple linear equations in one variable (with and without brackets). The solution to a riddle is given by solving 7 equations. Remember, before you put the riddle slide on the board, to tell the class not to shout out the answer, hands up only. Thi More…s stops anyone who’s heard the riddle before spoiling the exercise.

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looks great- thanks so much

from caitbean, 22 September 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Great starter to engage before moving on to linear functions, thanks very much

from WIL360, 16 March 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

good i liked it

from mguled, 11 March 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Excellent and engaging idea but reinforces the misconception that in algebra letters have one constant value in relation to the alphabet eg a=1, b=2 etc.

from lewhodges, 10 January 2014
(report comment) 1 out of 5

What a great idea! Thanks!

from Cpip85, 10 January 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5
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