Factorising
The below QuickQuestion Interface © generates random questions on factorisng expressions into a single bracket.
Choose which Type of expression you would like to practise factorising (the Random options give a mixture of the respective types).
Decide if you would like to allow negatives to appear in the questions.
When typing answers, remember to factorise fully, write lettters in the order they appear, and if you need to do a power use ^.
Use the buttons to create random questions and show the answers.
There is a 10QQI version of this activity.
Choose which Type of expression you would like to practise factorising (the Random options give a mixture of the respective types).
Decide if you would like to allow negatives to appear in the questions.
When typing answers, remember to factorise fully, write lettters in the order they appear, and if you need to do a power use ^.
Use the buttons to create random questions and show the answers.
There is a 10QQI version of this activity.
Ideas for Teachers
The QQI activities are a great way to get all students working. Put random questions on the board, and then get students to answer them on miniwhiteboards. Once all students have answered, and held up their solutions (with working), reveal the answer to see if they were right. Discuss any misconceptions from the working they have shown, or if they have all got it correct, move on to another question (changing the options to make if more difficult if necessary).
The QQI activities are a great way to get all students working. Put random questions on the board, and then get students to answer them on miniwhiteboards. Once all students have answered, and held up their solutions (with working), reveal the answer to see if they were right. Discuss any misconceptions from the working they have shown, or if they have all got it correct, move on to another question (changing the options to make if more difficult if necessary).
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