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Understanding Algebra is important to ensure your success in assessments, tests and exams.

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Algebra Resources

Exam Ques 1 (GCSE)Algebraic Fractions
Exam Ques 2 (GCSE)Algebra Quadratics
Exam Ques 3 (N5)Algebra (Basic Operations)
Exam Ques 4 (N5)Algebraic Fractions
Exam Ques 5 (N5)Equations & Algebra
Exam Ques 6 (N5)Changing the Subject
Worksheet 1Algebraic Fractions
Worksheet 2Algebraic Fractions
Worksheet 3Equations & Inequalities
Fun Maths QuestionTable Height?
Mind Map 1Factorising
Mind Map 2Factorising (PowerPoint)
PowerPoint 1Algebraic Fractions
PowerPoint 2Equations & Inequations
PowerPoint 3Factorising Common Factor
PowerPoint 4Factorising (Mixed)
Video 1Algebraic Fractions
Video 2 Changing the Subject

About Algebra

Algebra is an area of mathematics where numbers are represented by letters in equations and expressions. It is one of the largest, broadest and most relevant type of mathematics today.

Examples of exam questions involving Algebra are shown below:

  • 11 – 2x (1+3x) < 39 –  N5 Maths 2015, P1, Q2
  • (x – 4)(x² + x – 2) –  N5 Maths 2015, P1, Q4
  • 3x + 2y = 17
  • 2x + 5y = 4 – N5 Maths 2015, P1, Q11
  • a1N5 Maths 2015, P1, Q12

Algebra is used in numerous topics such as:

  • Solving Equations
  • Factorising
  • Changing the Subject
  • Pythagoras
  • Parabolas
  • Quadratics
  • Arcs/Sectors
  • Fractions
  • Trigonometry

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N5 Maths - Whole Course Page

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Higher Maths Website

Higher Maths Website

Past/Practice Exam Papers, Theory Guides, Text Book Solutions, Starter Questions, Mind Maps, Videos, Exam Focused Study Pack ...

Advanced Higher Website

Advanced Higher Website

Past/Practice Exam Papers, Theory Guides, Text Book Solutions, Starter Questions, Mind Maps, Videos, Exam Focused Study Pack ...

N5 Applications

N5 Applications

Past/Practice Exam Papers, Theory Guides, Mind Maps, PowerPoints, Videos ...

GCSE Maths

GCSE Maths

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