Common Core (Algebra)
Common Core for Mathematics
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
, thus recognizing it as a difference of squares that can be factored as (x2
Suggested Learning Targets
- Use factoring techniques such as common factors, grouping, the difference of two squares, the sum or
difference of two cubes, or a combination of methods to factor completely.
- Simplify expressions including combining like terms, using the distributive property and other operations
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
Factoring Trinomials by Using the Punnett Square
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