A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

Practice Your Algebrra

(Practise Your Algebra)

If P = 10, Y = 6 and A = 8

Then:

P + Y = 16

5Y - A = 22

PYA = 480

A + A + A = 10Y - 36

You have four minutes
to write down as many
equations as you can
involving P, Y and A.

Have you included a variety of equations?

Hide lorry with suggestions appearing every 30 seconds (after two minutes of the page loading).


Topics: Starter | Algebra

    How did you use this starter? Can you suggest how teachers could present or develop this resource? Do you have any comments? It is always useful to receive feedback and helps make this free resource even more useful for Maths teachers anywhere in the world.
    Click here to enter your comments.

    Previous Day | This starter is for 18 April | Next Day

     

    Note to teacher: Doing this activity once with a class helps students develop strategies. It is only when they do this activity a second time that they will have the opportunity to practise those strategies. That is when the learning is consolidated. Click on one of the buttons above to regenerate another version of this starter from random numbers.

    Online Maths Shop

    Laptops In Lessons

    Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops?  This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:

    Transum.org/go/?Start=April18

    However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.

    Laptops In Lessons

    Here is the URL which will take them to a self marking exercise on substitution.

    Transum.org/go/?to=sbtn

    Student Activity

     


    Curriculum Reference

    See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.


    Apple

    ©1997-2022 WWW.TRANSUM.ORG