Students learn how to solve equations with algebraic fractions by finding common denominators and using the balance method. As learning progresses they are challenged to solve equations with algebraic fractions involving quadratics by factorising.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
- All students should be able calculate the difference and total of algebraic fractions.
- Most students should be able to solve an equation involving a linear algebraic fraction.
- Some students should be able to solve an equation involving a quadratic algebraic fraction.