# simplify + / -

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1 | simplifySD1.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | sign up for - use of timely practice
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2 | simplifySD2.pdf (print d/s 2 per page) | ||

3 | simplifySDTL3.pdf | simplifySD3.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | |

4 | simplifySDTL4.pdf | simplifySD4.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | |

5 | simplifySD5.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | ||

6 | simplifySDTL6.pdf | simplifySD6.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | |

7 | simplifySDTL7.pdf | simplifySD7.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | |

8 | simplifySDTL8.pdf | simplifySD8.pdf (s/s 4 per page) | |

9 | simplifySDTL9.pdf | simplifySD9.pdf (s/s 3 per page) | |

10 | simplifySDTL10.pdf | simplifySD10.pdf (s/s 4 per page) |

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**student self assessment**

simplifySA.pdf a mix of simplify +/- strands 1 to 5 and simplify x/÷ 1, 3 and 4

**student NOT trusted self assessment**

### NC information

A1 use and interpret algebraic manipulation, including:

*ab*in place of*a*×*b*- 3
*y*in place of*y*+*y*+*y*and 3×*y* *a*^{2 }in place of*a*×*a*,*a*^{3 }in place of*a*×*a*×*a*,*a*^{2}*b*in place of*a*×*a*×*b*- a/b in place of
*a*÷*b* - coefficients written as fractions rather than as decimals
- brackets

A4 simplify and manipulate algebraic expressions (__including those involving surds__ **and algebraic fractions**) by:

- collecting like terms
- multiplying a single term over a bracket
- taking out common factors
- expanding products of two
**or more**binomials __factorising quadratic expressions of the form__;*x*^{2 }+*bx*+*c*, including the difference of two squares**factorising quadratic expressions of the form***ax*^{2 }*+bx+c*- simplifying expressions involving sums, products and powers, including the laws of indices

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