Cambridge Mathematics Lower Secondary Algebra

Cambridge Mathematics Lower Secondary – Algebra

3.1 Algebraic Expressions
3.2 Number Sequences
3.3 Basic Equations
3.4 Linear Equations
3.5 Exponents
3.6 Straight Lines
3.7 Functions
3.8 Quadratic Equations
3.9 Simultaneous Equations

60 Lessons

About the course

This Cambridge Mathematics Lower Secondary course on Algebra will give a holistic understanding of the subject. Outlining patterns, systems, functions and relationships, it will provide you with in-depth knowledge that can be applied to everyday life.

Designed to be user-friendly, all you need to do this course is a laptop or computer, a notepad, pen and calculator.

Lessons include:

  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Number Sequences
  • Basic Equations
  • Linear Equations
  • Exponents
  • Straight Lines
  • Functions
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Simultaneous Equations

What to expect

The Cambridge Mathematics Lower Secondary course on algebra is split into various sections, making it easy to learn at your own pace.

Make your way through every section of the curriculum, entering your answers as you go along. Answers will be automatically marked as correct or incorrect, enabling you to make corrections as you go and further your learning. As you complete each topic, it can be marked as complete, meaning you can keep track of your progress.

Keep an eye on your completion percentage in the progress bar, to know how far you are through this course, helping you to manage time as you go along.


  • Covers all required areas of the algebra curriculum
  • Requires minimal equipment
  • Can be completed at your own pace
  • Mark your own answers, make corrections and see your progress

Course Materials


Using Rules

Writing and Finding Formulas


Expressions and Equations

Algebraic Substitution

Formula Substitution


Number Sequences

Describing Sequences

General Term of a Number Sequence


Backtracking - Inverse Operations

Building up Expressions

Doing the Same to Both Sides

Keeping Equations Balanced

Solving Equations using Backtracking

Equations with the Pronumeral on Both Sides

Checking Solutions


What is a Linear Equation?

Basic Linear Equations

Linear Equations Involving Expansions

Linear Equations Involving Fractions

Linear Inequalities

Linear Inequalities involving Fractions


Function Notation

Functional Equations

Relations and Graphs


Powers and Bases

Multiplication using Exponents

Division using Exponents

Zero Index

Raising a Power to Another Power

Negative Exponents

Negative Bases


Gradient of Lines


Finding Equations of Lines

Finding Equations of Lines involving Angles

Finding Gradient from an Equation

Does a Point Lie on a Line

Finding a Linear Equation from a Graph

Sketching Linear Graphs


What are Quadratic Equations?

Finding Solutions by Inspecting Graphs

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