# Activity D: Calculations using formulae

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### The activity

How can formulae be re-arranged during calculations? Are ‘calculation triangles’ useful? How can pupils be supported in their understanding?

Teacher Activity D: Calculations using formulae

Further information about the issues raised by this activity can be found in the guidance booklet as described below.

### What is in the guidance?

The guidance booklet is published on the ASE website and can be directly downloaded from here:

The Language of Mathematics in Science: A Guide for Teachers

of 11-16 Science

Discussion of the key ideas that are relevant to this activity can be found in the guidance booklet on the following pages:

- Chapter 9 Scientific models and mathematical equations,

Sections 9.5-9.10 (pp 93-99)