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 
 ExamView Quiz: Factoring GCF
 Warmup:
Factoring GCF (ppt)

Lessons 
 Notes:
Factoring Difference of Squares (ppt)

Videos 
 Video: PH Factoring Difference of Squares

Explore Learning 

Geogebra 

Internet
Sites 
 Interactive
Notes: Factoring  lessons and practice
problems from Regentsprep.org
 Interactive
Notes: Square Roots Review  notes and
workout problems from Math.com

Tasks 

Homework 
 GCF & Difference
of Squares Worksheet (doc) 
(pdf)
 Glencoe PWS (pdf)
 Glencoe SG (pdf)

Journal 

Squares: When a natural number
is multiplied by itself, the result is a square number. Since
1x1=1, 2x2=4, 3x3=9, 1,4,9,… are
square numbers. How many natural numbers less than 500
are square numbers? Explain your answer in detail.

Study Guide 
 ExamView Quiz: Factoring Difference of Squares

Other 
