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Algebra Bricks (1)

In this worksheet, students add and subtract expressions to find the missing Algebra bricks.

'Algebra Bricks (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, Terms and Factors

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Look at these number bricks.




You'll notice that 5 + 7  = 12    and that A must equal 10, so that 5 + 10 = 15


The same "rule" applies with Algebra bricks.



So here x + 3 + x - 4 = 2x - 1


In this worksheet, the expression on any brick can be worked out by adding the expressions on the two bricks below it.

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