Use inverse operations for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing to solve simple equations involving only one operation. These equations are mostly straightforward enough to be solved using common sense.
This lesson is intended to start to lay the foundations for the idea of ‘doing the same to both sides’ that is the method used to solve more complicated equations.
Practise mental arithmetic with whole numbers and decimals.
The answers are included
DfE GCSE 2017 references A17, A1, A3, N3
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