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Module - Factoring
Lesson 5 - Perfect Squares and Factoring

Lessons

1-

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
  1. ExamView Quiz: Factoring Trinomials
  2. Warm-up #1: Factoring Trinomials (ppt)
  3. Warm-up #2: Factoring Trinomials (ppt)
  4. Warm-up #3: Factoring Trinomials (ppt)
Lessons
  1. Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials (ppt)
Videos
  1. Video: PH Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials with a = 1
  2. Video: PH Factoring perfect square trinomials with a ≠
Explore Learning

 

Geogebra

 

Internet Sites
  1. Interactive Notes: Square Roots Review - notes and workout problems from Math.com
Tasks

 

Homework
  1. Glencoe PWS (pdf)
  2. Glencoe SG (pdf)
Journal
  1. Assess yourself: Describe the relationshipe between multiplying polynomials and factoring polynomials. Do you prefer to multiply polynomials or to factor polynomials. Explain.
Study Guide
  1. ExamView Quiz: Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials
  2. Prentice Hall Quiz
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