Algebra: simplifying expressions, substitution, expanding, and factorising

This page contains an interactive exercise for students to practise a range of key algebra skills. Video support is provided, as well as downloadable Foundation and Higher worksheets with answers.

Interactive practice

Video tutorials

Downloadable worksheets

Interactive practice
 
We recommend starting at a low difficulty level. Try to get five questions in a row correct at that level. When you get five in a row correct, try the next difficulty level up. There are short videos below to help you with these exercises.

Video tutorials
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Downloadable worksheets
 
Need a resource you can use offline? Try one of our worksheets. Answers are included.

Foundation worksheet

Higher worksheet