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Published: 30/08/2013
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Negative and fractional indices treasure hunt

This resource combines a treasure hunt with a code breaking activity to test students' index and substitution skills! Simplify each expression to create a loop of 15 cards, then substitute in values for x and y to decipher the hidden message. Expressions range from simple multiplications to algebraic fractions and raising brackets to a power.        

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Neil HendryNeil Hendry
The issue of card K is explained in the teaching notes.
Posted on 2nd May 2017
Jonathan HarrisonJonathan Harrison
Please look at Card-K
I checked this and could not find a match other than Card-O.
Is this supposed to be a direct match?
Posted on 28th April 2017
Julie PardoeJulie Pardoe
Used this with Y12 as review/revision. Worked very nicely - lots of discussion.
Posted on 16th September 2016
Lou CollinsLou Collins
Great resource, used it with year 12 to remind about Indices.
Posted on 9th September 2013
Shirley PattonShirley Patton
As a revision activity. Students enjoyed it. Thank you
Posted on 9th September 2013

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