GCSE: Algebra
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Ttotal coursework
5 star(s)An excellent piece of work taking a simple idea and generating some complex algebraic formulae and expressions. 5 stars.…
 Essay length: 2995 words
 Submitted: 15/07/2010
 Marked by teacher: Mick Macve 18/03/2012

opposite corners
5 star(s)This is a very well structured investigation. The relationships are clearly described through written, numeric and algebraic explanation. There are specific strengths and improvements suggested throughout. …
 Essay length: 1638 words
 Submitted: 08/03/2007
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/04/2013

I am going to investigate the difference between the products of the numbers in the opposite corners of any rectangle that can be drawn on a 100 square (10x10) grid
4 star(s)****
This is a well thought out and constructed algebraic investigation. There is a good use of a general formula to generalise the relationships discovered. Specific strengths and improvements have… Essay length: 1629 words
 Submitted: 21/02/2013
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/07/2013
 Awarding body: Edexcel (for GCSEs)

Number grids. In this investigation I have been attempting to work out a formula that will find the difference between the products of the top left and bottom right of a number grid and the top right and bottom left of a number grid.
4 star(s)A well written piece of work with only a couple of minor errors. This piece of work shows an excellent application of multiplying double brackets. 4 stars ****…
 Essay length: 941 words
 Submitted: 26/11/2011
 Marked by teacher: Mick Macve 18/03/2012

TTOTALS
4 star(s)****
This is an incredibly well structured and demonstrated algebraic investigation. The staging of the investigation allows for the concepts to be developed throughout. Specific strengths and improvements are suggested… Essay length: 1156 words
 Submitted: 17/02/2011
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/07/2013

Opposite Corners. In this coursework, to find a formula from a set of numbers with different square sizes in opposite corners is the aim. The discovery of the formula will help in finding solutions to the tasks ahead as well as patterns involving Opposite
4 star(s)This is a well thought out and demonstrated algebraic investigation. To further develop this a general form for other rectangles within the grid (not just squares) should be investigated. …
 Essay length: 2865 words
 Submitted: 01/07/2010
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/04/2013

Opposite Corners
4 star(s)This is an excellent pieces of mathematical investigation. It is well structured moving from the concrete to the algebraic easily. The are a few small mathematical errors which limit the…
 Essay length: 2183 words
 Submitted: 02/05/2009
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/04/2013

I am going to investigate by taking a square shape of numbers from a grid, and then I multiply the opposite corners to find the difference of these two results. Firstly I am going to start with a 10x10 grid
4 star(s)****
This is a very well structured investigation. All mathematical working is correct and appropriately tested throughout. Specific strengths and improvements are suggested throughout. This is a good example of… Essay length: 3671 words
 Submitted: 18/08/2006
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/07/2013

Maths coursework stair totals. I shall be investigating the total and difference in sets of stairs in different grid sizes. I will be investigating the relationship between stair totals on different grids.
3 star(s)***
This mathematical investigation makes good use of algebraic expressions to analyse the relationship between numbers within varying grid sizes. It has a reasonable structure and the algebraic simplification is… Essay length: 1525 words
 Submitted: 10/01/2010
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/07/2013

OPPOSITE CORNERS
3 star(s)This is a basic opposite corners investigation. It uses good concrete examples to make and test predictions but is limited by the only basic use of algebra. Specific strengths and…
 Essay length: 2281 words
 Submitted: 05/10/2009
 Marked by teacher: Cornelia Bruce 18/04/2013