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Factorizing Algebraic Expressions
In this comprehensive instructional activity, mathematicians solve and complete various types of problems on factoring and using the quadratic formula. This instructional activity also includes the use of factoring to simplify rational expressions.
8th - 10th Math 50 Views 564 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Many Marbles?
Don't lose your marbles! This simple story problem helps make teaching division with fractions much easier. Work on this problem along with the lesson titled, How Many Servings of Oatmeal? to highlight the difference between the two versions of division.
4th - 6th Math 23 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Finding Factors of a Number
If your class has watched the Khan Academy video on recognizing divisibility, they will have a good foundation for this video on finding factors. Sal demonstrates how to find factors of a number by using the divisibility rules and systematically testing each number that could be a factor.
10 mins 5th - 7th Math 14 Views 33 Downloads
Multiplication and Division Pick 'n' Mix 2
Fifth graders practice a wide range of strategies for solving multiplication and division problems with whole numbers and decimal fractions. They interact with operations on decimals, relevant size and place value of decimals to three places and properties of operations with fractional numbers and integers.
5th Math 50 Views 226 Downloads
Factor by Grouping And Factoring Completely
Useful as a classroom resource, a computer lab assignment, or even a homework supplement, this video shows viewers some more techniques for factoring polynomials. Once they have mastered the art of factoring, the rest of algebra will become simpler to them - especially if they continue to watch Sal's series on quadratics and other algebraic equations.
14 mins 7th - 11th Math 10 Views 16 Downloads
Put your math pupils’ division skills - and algebra skills - to the test with this video, which introduces the concept of polynomial division. Sal's examples increase in complexity as the video progresses, allowing viewers to see how basic skills can be applied to both simple and complicated problems.
12 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
Find the Factors and Prime Factors
Show the class how to find the factors of numbers. They use a variety of strategies, including unifix cubes, to find the factors of a whole number. This resource includes clear procedure to follow. Included are an anticipatory set, materials list, and a link to a printable homework page.
4th - 6th Math 71 Views 748 Downloads
Monomial Greatest Common Factor
Sal explains that the greatest common factor of any number is the largest number divisible into both monomials and not necessarily the number with greatest value. He breaks down two numbers into their prime factors as a product of its primes then identifies the GCF of greatest common factor.
3 mins 9th - 11th Math 7 Views 17 Downloads
Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of factoring trinomials with perfect squares. This descriptive video provides a meaningful explanation of the factoring process. Each step is carefully written out in various colors during the demonstration, making this resource very helpful for those needing additional support.
5 mins 9th - 11th Math 4 Views 9 Downloads
The divisibility rules are invaluable tools to possess. Sal teaches students to recognize divisibility using the divisibility rules. He explains why 380 is divisible by some numbers and not by others. Tip: Create a handout on the divisibility rules.
6 mins 5th - 7th Math 15 Views 64 Downloads
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
How to use the relationship between multiplication and division to solve math word problems is the focus of the lesson presented here. In it, fourth graders work in groups to solve problems posed by the teacher. Then, each group is given paper cups and uses them as a manipulative to solve another problem.
4th Math 113 Views 339 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Number Sense and Numeration: Multiples, Factors and Square Roots
A great resource for any math teacher covering multiples, factors or square roots; this worksheet walks young mathematicians through the logic behind factoring and square roots with a systematic set of problems which gradually increase in their level of difficulty and abstraction.
6th - 8th Math 92 Views 650 Downloads
Zeroes and factorization of a quadratic polynomial I
This activity uses the division algorithm and the definition of a zero/root of a function to guide your class to see the relationship between zeros and factors of a general quadratic, which can later be generalized to the Remainder Theorem.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Addition, Multiplication, and Division
These equations are missing numbers, and scholars must process multiple operations to complete them. There are addition, multiplication, and division problems here, each missing an addend, divisor, or factor. After completing 24 of these problems, pupils move on to equivalent equations, adding in missing numbers in eight problems demonstrating the associative and distributive properties.
3rd - 4th Math 34 Views 255 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Factors, Prime Numbers & Composite Numbers
Integrate technology into your teaching of prime and composite numbers with this instructional PowerPoint presentation. Starting with clear definitions and examples of these two types of numbers, the slide show goes on to demonstrate two different approaches to finding the prime factorization of a composite number.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge the deductive reasoning skills of young mathematicians with this series of number riddles. Requiring knowledge about place value, prime and composite numbers, factors, and multiples these puzzles are a great resource for deepening the number sense and critical thinking ability of students.
4th - 6th Math 112 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Two Numbers by Listing Their Factors?
Greatest common factor, least common multiple, prime factorization, multiples, factors, oh my! The instructor in this video shows how to make different lists of factors to find the greatest common factor. So take a peak and see how to organize solving this problem.
6 mins 5th - 8th Math 6 Views 6 Downloads
Factors and Multiples - Grade Six
Learners complete activities to practice identifying greatest common factors and least common multiples. They will use real-world problems to practice with. The lesson plan provides problems and a well-written outline to use when teaching these skills as well as a variety of worksheets that you can assign.
5th - 7th Math 85 Views 729 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable