Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help High School students learn to use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it.
For example, see x4 – y4 as (x2)2 – (y2)2, thus recognizing it as a difference of squares that can be factored as (x2 – y2)(x2 + y2).
Common Core: HSA-SSE.A.2
Multiplying Polynomials Using an Area Model
Factoring out GCF using an Area Model
Factoring a Difference of Two Perfect Squares using an Area Model
Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials using an Area Model
Factoring Trinomials with LC=1 using an Area Model
Factoring Trinomials LC not 1 using an Area Model
Factoring Four Terms using an Area Model
Factoring Difference-Sum of two Perfect Cubes using an Area Model
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