Common Core Aligned Resources for HSA-SSE.A.2
Use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it. For example, see x^4 - y^4 as (x^2)^2 - (y^2)^2, thus recognizing it as a difference of squares that can be factored as (x^2 - y^2)(x^2 + y^2).
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Student Workbook: Algebra and Functions
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
A smorgasbord of functions, this packet has the basics required for your learners to be successful in the land of early algebra. The packet includes solving equations, graphing, evaluating, simplifying and basically everything else in...
Graphing and Properties of Quadratic Functions
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Summer projects are key to helping leaners stay proficient in math skills. Here is a project that reinforces Algebra II skills. Including five parts, the project explores graphing functions and quadratic equations such as the standard...
A Balancing Act: Solving Multi-Step Equations
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Wow! Put on that thinking cap and solve multi-step equations. To solve equations, learners review the use of the distributive property and combining like terms. This three-day lesson comes with about 20 pages of worksheets, warm-ups,...
Work to a Conclusion—Whelk-Come to Mathematics
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where is the least amount of work done? Pupils use their previously collected data to numerically calculate the height where the least amount of work was used in the final lesson plan of a four-part series. They compare their simulation...
Factorising Expressions - Single Brackets
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Use common factors to simplify expressions. The resource introduces factoring out the greatest common factor to simplify algebraic expressions. Worked examples include basic linear with numerical common factors to expressions that have...
Integer Combinations—Postage Stamps Problem (HS Version)
8th - 9th CCSS: Designed
It seems the post office has run out of stamps! Learners build all the values of postage available if the post office only sells five- and seven-cent stamps. The task provides an opportunity to create an expression in two variables and...
Monomial Factors of Polynomials: Mystery Boxes
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Shortcut the work in finding total volumes. Pupils determine a polynomial expression that would represent the combined volume of three boxes. Each box has the same height, and the scholars rewrite the expression by factoring out the...