This is a complete lesson on trial and improvement that explores how to use the trial and improvement method to solve equations. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

### Lesson Objective

- To use trial and improvement to find approximate solutions to equations.

### Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

### What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

- Full lesson plan for the ‘Trial & Improvement’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
- Student Worksheet on Trial & Improvement
- Complete Solutions to all Questions

### Lesson Progression

This is the seventh lesson in the ‘Setting Up, Rearranging & Solving Equations’ unit of work (the unit is also **available as a pack** including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: