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Mathematics Teaching Self-evaluation Tools

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  1. the words expression, formula, equation and identity?(show/hide all)
  2. the nth term of an arithmetic sequence and the nth term of a geometric sequence?(show/hide all)
  3. how to identify and cancel common algebraic factors in rational expressions?(show/hide all)
  4. how to change the subject of a formula where the subject appears twice or where a power of the subject appears?(show/hide all)
  5. situations in which pupils can generate formulae?(show/hide all)
  6. know how to find the gradient of lines given by equations of the form y = mx + c?(show/hide all)
  7. find the gradients of parallel lines and lines perpendicular to them?(show/hide all)
  8. know how to deduce and graph inverse functions?(show/hide all)
  9. find the exact solution of a pair of linear simultaneous equations by eliminating one variable?(show/hide all)
  10. find an approximate solution of a pair of linear simultaneous equations by graphical methods?(show/hide all)
  11. solve exactly, by elimination, one linear and one quadratic equation?(show/hide all)
  12. solve quadratic equations by factorisation?(show/hide all)
  13. solve quadratic equations by completing the square?(show/hide all)
  14. solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula?(show/hide all)
  15. how to check the answers to questions that involve solving quadratic equations?(show/hide all)
  16. examples of real−life relationships that are directly proportional and can relate these relationships to graphical representations?(show/hide all)
  17. examples of real−life relationships that are in inverse proportion and can relate these relationships to graphical representations?(show/hide all)
  18. find the length of the line segment AB, given the coordinates of A and B?(show/hide all)
  19. find points that divide a line in a given ratio, using the properties of similar triangles?(show/hide all)
  20. explain and exemplify the use of the inequality symbols?(show/hide all)
  21. solve simple linear inequalities in one variable?(show/hide all)
  22. solve simple linear inequalities in two variables?(show/hide all)
  23. solve several linear inequalities in two variables and find the solution set?(show/hide all)
  24. recognise and understand the key features of cubic graphs, the reciprocal graph and simple exponential graphs?(show/hide all)
  25. recognise and understand the key features of the basic trigonometric functions y = sin x, y = cos x and y = tan x?(show/hide all)
  26. apply simple transformations to graphs of y = f(x)?(show/hide all)
  27. why the quadratic relation x² + y² = r² represents a circle with radius r, centred on the origin?(show/hide all)
  28. why two simultaneous equations representing a straight line and a circle can have 0, 1 or 2 points of solution?(show/hide all)

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