SOL 
A.2c  The student will perform operations on polynomials, including factoring completely first and seconddegree 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 
ASSE.2 
ASSE.3a 
AAPR.4 
FIF.8a 

Warmup 

Lessons 
 Notes:
Finding the GCF (ppt)

Videos 
 Video: PH Finding the GCF of a Polynomial

Explore Learning 

Geogebra 

Internet
Sites 
 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.
 Interactive
Notes: Factoring  lessons and practice problems from
Regentsprep.org
 Interactive
Notes: Factoring  notes and quiz on factoring trinomials
at Math for Morons

Tasks 

Homework 
 Glencoe PWS (pdf)
 Glencoe SG (pdf)

Journal 

Prime Numbers: Explain how you would determine
whether 1237 is a prime number. Give examples of strategies
you use.
 Prime Numbers: How many prime numbers do you believe there
are? Write a statement to support your opinion.

Study Guide 
 ExamView Quiz: GCF and Prime Factorization

Other 
