5 Of The Best Algebra Resources For Key Stage 3

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Year 7 maths worksheets
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“What is this witchcraft?”

Can you remember your reaction the first time you saw letters in maths? Just when we thought we had the numbers bit figured out suddenly we’ve Xs and Ys being thrown around willy-nilly.

Then, this guy showed up:

“Oh, really, you have nearly 2.7 trillion digits? How am I
supposed to type that into my Casio calculator watch?”

But, we all have to start somewhere, and our first algebra resource is as good a place as any…

1 BBC Bitesize: Introduction to Formulas

The Bitesize Introduction to Formulas page takes you through the basics of algebraic terms and expressions, adding and subtracting like terms and constructing formulas, through revision, tests, activities and examples.

You’ll also find a handy worksheet with instructions and questions too.

Give it a go here.

So NRICH has you covered with a more-advanced version you can use.

Plus, you can find loads more on the full Bitesize algebra page.

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