Teaching with Algebra Tiles: Mastering Proof by La Salle Education

Teaching with Algebra Tiles: Mastering Proof


Algebraic proof is often found as one of the most challenging ideas within the school curricula. Using algebra tiles this becomes more intuitive for pupils and offers teachers a far better way of communicating these ideas that build upon models used in directed number, simplifying, equality, distribution and factoring.

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Contents

Recap
A recap of algebra tiles
2 mins
Long division
3 mins
Recap Practise
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Think of a Number
Think of a number
2 mins
Think of a number practise
263 KB
Odd and Even Numbers
Odd and even numbers
3 mins
The square of an odd number
2 mins
Algebraic Proofs
Algebraic Proof Problems
264 KB
Consecutive numbers and divisibility
2 mins
Sum of two consecutive numbers
2 mins
Consecutive even numbers
2 mins
Consecutive numbers and multiples of five
2 mins
Products of consecutive numbers
3 mins
Products and square numbers
3 mins
Squaring odd numbers
4 mins
Divisibility of (n+2)² – (n-2)²
4 mins
Proving that (n + 1)² + (n + 3)² − (n + 5)² = (n + 3)(n − 5)
3 mins
Primes
Sieve of Eratosthenes
4 mins
Primes and multiples of 6
5 mins
Primes greater than 3
4 mins
More Problems
Take 2 from 3
3 mins
Take 3 from 5
4 mins