• Mathematics
  • Year 8


approx. 6 hrs

5 topics

24 concepts

Improve your proficiency with Algebra and boost your results.

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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.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 5 topics, broken down into 24 concepts.

  • Equation Skills 3 concepts

    1. Solve equations where you need to expand brackets

    2. Equations with pronumerals on both sides

    3. Solve equations with one algebraic fraction

  • Simple Quadratic Equations 1 concept

    1. Solve simple quadratic equations

  • Algebraic Expressions 5 concepts

    1. Apply distributive law to expand algebraic expressions, no indices

    2. Expand algebraic expressions and collect like terms

    3. Factorise algebraic expressions by finding a common numerical factor

    4. Factorise algebraic expressions by finding a common algebraic factor

    5. Translate words into an algebraic sentence that contains brackets

  • Indices with Numerical Base 6 concepts

    1. Develop and use the index law for division with a numerical base

    2. Use index laws to simplify expressions with numerical bases

    3. Develop and use the zero index law with a numerical base

    4. Develop and use the index law for multiplication with a numerical base

    5. Develop and use the index law for further power with a numerical base

    6. Convert between index form and expanded form

  • Algebraic Expressions 9 concepts

    1. Apply index laws for multiplying

    2. Apply index laws for dividing

    3. The zero index

    4. Add or subtract algebraic fractions with binomial numerators or denominators

    5. Expanding algebraic expressions involving terms with indices and/or negative coefficients

    6. Simplifying algebraic fractions multiplication/ division with a numerical denominator or single algebraic term

    7. Simplify algebraic expressions by adding or subtracting like terms

    8. Identify like terms

    9. Substitute positive or negative values into an algebraic expression and evaluate the result

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

An Expert Tutor

  • We match you to a private, expert tutor who is right for your needs and goals
  • Our tutors are talented, tested, top ATAR achievers and subject experts
  • During each session, your tutor guides you through your learning program, providing real-time, live expert tutoring in Algebra


  • Access information at every stage showing what's been mastered, what areas need to be worked on and what's next
  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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