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Module - Factoring
Lesson 1 - Factors and Greatest Common Factors

Lessons

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Factors and Greatest Common Factors

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Factoring Using the Distributive Property

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Difference of Squares

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Factoring Trinomials

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Perfect Squares and Factoring

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Solving by Factoring

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Module Review

 

 
SOL

A.2c - The student will perform operations on polynomials, including factoring completely first- and second-degree binomials and trinomials in one or two variables. Graphing calculators will be used as a tool for factoring and for confirming algebraic factorizations.

Common Core Standards
A-SSE.2 A-SSE.3a A-APR.4 F-IF.8a
Warm-up
Lessons
  1. Notes: Finding the GCF (ppt)
Videos
  1. Video: PH Finding the GCF of a Polynomial
Explore Learning

 

Geogebra

 

Internet Sites
  1. Interactive: Finding the GCF and LCM - Interactive math manipulative that factors numbers using a factor tree at matti.usu.edu. Choose the Factor Tree icon from the list.
  2. Interactive Notes: Factoring - lessons and practice problems from Regentsprep.org
  3. Interactive Notes: Factoring - notes and quiz on factoring trinomials at Math for Morons
Tasks

 

Homework
  1. Glencoe PWS (pdf)
  2. Glencoe SG (pdf)
Journal
  1. Prime Numbers: Explain how you would determine whether 1237 is a prime number. Give examples of strategies you use.
  2. Prime Numbers: How many prime numbers do you believe there are? Write a statement to support your opinion.
Study Guide
  1. ExamView Quiz: GCF and Prime Factorization
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