- Mathematics
- Year 8
Algebra
approx. 6 hrs
5 topics
24 concepts
Improve your proficiency with Algebra and boost your results.
approx. 6 hrs
5 topics
24 concepts
Improve your proficiency with Algebra and boost your results.
Year 8 Algebra is a key element of Number and Algebra in the Australian curriculum. In this program, students learn to expand and factorise algebraic expressions, solve equations containing algebraic fractions, and develop and use index laws.
This learning program is made up of the following 5 topics, broken down into 24 concepts.
Solve equations where you need to expand brackets
Equations with pronumerals on both sides
Solve equations with one algebraic fraction
Solve simple quadratic equations
Apply distributive law to expand algebraic expressions, no indices
Expand algebraic expressions and collect like terms
Factorise algebraic expressions by finding a common numerical factor
Factorise algebraic expressions by finding a common algebraic factor
Translate words into an algebraic sentence that contains brackets
Develop and use the index law for division with a numerical base
Use index laws to simplify expressions with numerical bases
Develop and use the zero index law with a numerical base
Develop and use the index law for multiplication with a numerical base
Develop and use the index law for further power with a numerical base
Convert between index form and expanded form
Apply index laws for multiplying
Apply index laws for dividing
The zero index
Add or subtract algebraic fractions with binomial numerators or denominators
Expanding algebraic expressions involving terms with indices and/or negative coefficients
Simplifying algebraic fractions multiplication/ division with a numerical denominator or single algebraic term
Simplify algebraic expressions by adding or subtracting like terms
Identify like terms
Substitute positive or negative values into an algebraic expression and evaluate the result
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