This full lesson introduces solving simultaneous equations using graphical methods.
The starter is a kinaesthetic activity where pupils order themselves according to the value of the expressions they are holding (answers and values to substitute are shown on the board).
For the main activity they pick out graphs to find pairs of solutions to (at first by trial and error) – which later they draw and solve graphically.
KS3 Maths Curriculum Area
Model situations or procedures by translating them into algebraic expressions or formulae and by using graphs
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