Strand 4 Ordinary Level Algebra
Learn how to solve simultaneous equations, cubic equations, and inequalities, with this free maths course.
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This course begins by showing you how to factor quadratics. You will learn how to factor the difference of two squares and expand brackets using the grid method and FOIL method. In addition, you will also learn how to expand any two brackets and rearrange simple formulae. You will study the two steps of rearranging simple formulae, rearrange formulae with squares and square roots, and rearrange formulae where subjects appear twice.
An equation is a statement that asserts the equality of two expressions. This course will teach you the steps in solving equations. You will look into inequality which is an equation that uses symbols for "less than"(<) and "greater than"(>) where an equation uses a symbol for "is equal to" (=). You will also learn how to solve complex numbers which are the building blocks of algebra and can be applied to different aspects of real life.
This course will show you how to represent numbers with letters and convert problems into equations among other algebraic concepts. Upon the completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of the steps involved in solving linear simultaneous equations with two unknowns, solving basic inequalities, interpreting the solutions of simple simultaneous equations, forming quadratic equations with given roots, and more. Check out the course and start expanding your algebra skills today!
Strand 4 Ordinary Level Algebra Assessment
Module 1: Expressions and Formulae
Factorising – Difference of two squares
Expanding brackets (grid method)
Expanding brackets (FOIL method)
Expanding any two brackets
Rearranging simple formulae
Rearranging simple formulae - 2 steps
Rearranging formulae with squares and square roots
Rearranging formulae new subject appearing twice
Module 2: Solving Equations
Equations with linear functions in the denominator
Quadratic equations using the formula
Quadratic equations non unitary x squared
Quadratic equations both brackets the same sign
Quadratic equations brackets with different signs
Quadratic equations that have to be rearranged
From roots to functions
Solving simultaneous equations graphically
Simultaneous equations both negative signs
Simultaneous equations negative and positive signs
Simultaneous equations both positive
Equations with indices
Non-linear simultaneous equations
Module 3: Inequalities
Module 4: Complex Numbers
Having completed this course students will be able to:
- Solve linear simultaneous equations with 2 unknowns
- Factorise expressions of order 2
- Form quadratic equations with given roots
- Solve one linear equation and one equation of order 2 with two unknowns
- Solve basic inequalities
- Interpret the solutions of simple simultaneous equations
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