Factorisation: Changing the Subject of a Formula

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
Understand what is meant by the subject of a formula/Equation 
Rearrange terms using inverse operations
Make a term a subject of a formula by factorising.  
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

In this class students will recap the methods of rearranging equations and then we will learn how to solve more complex problems which involve factorising expressions before being able find the subject of a formula.  For example, in the formula for the area of a rectangle A = b h ( area = base × height ), the subject of the formula is A.

This is a grade 5/6 topic at GCSE level, which can appear in both the foundation and higher paper

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 9-11 or S3-S5, who want to revise this challenging topic in Maths to really excel.  

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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