^{2}y into its numerical and algebraic fractors. The plenary links factorising expressions with powers to perimeter and area of rectangles.

**Differentiated Learning Objectives**

- All students should be able to factorise expressions with multiple unknowns.
- Most students should be able to use index notation to factorise complex expressions and maintain equivalence.
- Some students should be able to factorise expressions with negative and fractional powers.

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