Unit 7: Using algebraic reasoning

In this unit you can find out how to use magic squares and addition grids to help pupils to apply algebraic reasoning and for pupils working confidently at level 5 or above, to prove their results.

Study time

About 60 minutes.

Resources you will need

Working with other units

This unit is self-contained, but you may choose to move on to the following connected units.

  • Unit 5: Collecting like terms.
  • Unit 10: Classroom approaches to algebra.