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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to understand and use the concepts and vocabulary of expressions, equations, inequalities, terms and factors".

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- DiceGebra An online board game for two players evaluating algebraic equations and inequalities.
- eQuation Generator An unlimited supply of linear equations just waiting to be solved. Project for the whole class to see then insert the working in your own style.
- Factor Trees Create factor trees to find the prime factors of the given numbers.
- Inequalities Check that you know what inequality signs mean and how they are used to compare two quantities. Includes negative numbers, decimals, fractions and metric measures.
- Three Ways Find three different ways of multiplying four different digits together to get the given target number. There are nine levels for this online challenge.
- Words and Concepts Fill in the missing words to show an understanding of the vocabulary of equations, inequalities, terms and factors.
- Writing Expressions Listen to the voice saying the algebraic expression then write it in its simplest form.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*The red line in the diagram below shows an inequality. If the variable is \(x\), which inequality best describes \(x\)?*" ... more - "
*(a) Solve 9m < 15m − 12*" ... more - "
*Solve the following inequalities then explain how the whole number solutions to A and B different.*" ... more - "
*John times how long it takes him to run around Hazelnut Park each Friday afternoon. The last three weeks his times, rounded to the nearest minute are \(p, q \; \text{and} \; r\).*" ... more

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