## Algebra expressions

… are becoming quite popular with GCSE maths questions. They are usually about reducing fractions and working with indices.

## Top Tips!

● They are sometimes called ‘working with indices’

● Learn the rules and try to apply them consistently

● Remember that an index of a half … means a square root

● …and an index of a third …. means a cube root

● Indices can be presented as fractions and you might need to add, subtract or multiply them

● Work methodically and down the page

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Expressions – simplify all terms with a square – GCSE maths

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Expressions – simplify with a power of a half – GCSE maths

Expressions – simplify with a power of negative one third

Expressions – simplify with a fraction – GCSE level 3

Expressions – simplify terms to the power of 4 – GCSE maths

Expressions – simplify divided terms – GCSE maths level 4

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