Collecting Like Terms
The below QuickQuestion Interface © generates 10 questions on collecting like terms.
Choose how many variables you would like to appear in the questions.
Decide on the maximum number of the coefficients.
Pick how many terms you want in the unsimplified expression.
Choose whether or not to allow negatives, and finally if some of the terms can be constants.
When entering your answers, the order of the terms does not matter.
Choose how many variables you would like to appear in the questions.
Decide on the maximum number of the coefficients.
Pick how many terms you want in the unsimplified expression.
Choose whether or not to allow negatives, and finally if some of the terms can be constants.
When entering your answers, the order of the terms does not matter.
Ideas for Teachers
This is a good alternative to the QQI activity, if you just want to put 10 questions on the board. Then you can get answers from students to enter in the boxes before checking them, and correcting as necessary.
However, the real power in this activity is when you get the students using it themselves. In a computer lesson, set them all going on the activity, and get them to repeat until they get every question correct.
Or you can set it as a homework, telling them the conditions to use (different conditions for different students to differentiate the homework). Then get them to do one or two sets, all correct, and to take a screen shot and either email it to you, or, even better, stick it in their books. Since the questions are random, every student will get a different set of questions, and the immediate feedback means they can go back and correct their work straight away.
This is a good alternative to the QQI activity, if you just want to put 10 questions on the board. Then you can get answers from students to enter in the boxes before checking them, and correcting as necessary.
However, the real power in this activity is when you get the students using it themselves. In a computer lesson, set them all going on the activity, and get them to repeat until they get every question correct.
Or you can set it as a homework, telling them the conditions to use (different conditions for different students to differentiate the homework). Then get them to do one or two sets, all correct, and to take a screen shot and either email it to you, or, even better, stick it in their books. Since the questions are random, every student will get a different set of questions, and the immediate feedback means they can go back and correct their work straight away.
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