Creative Factoring of Trinomials
Eighth graders consider an alternate method of factoring trinomials as opposed to guess and check. They can evaluate which method is easier and more appropriate for different problems.
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Solving Systems by Inspection
Can you solve a system by just looking at it? The previous lessons in the series taught three methods of solving systems of equations. Now learners discover they can determine the number of solutions of a system just by looking at it....
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Systems of Equations by Elimination
Eliminate the obvious. A series of slides presents algebra classes with step-by-step procedures for solving systems of equations using the elimination method. It provides an introduction to the elimination method for solving linear...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Quadratic Equations Using the Appropriate Methods and Formulas
This short but detailed video answers the questions of what to do with a quadratic equation once it's factored. After introducing the zero product property, the video walks through multiple examples of applying it to factorable quadratic...
6 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Factoring Trinomials by Using the Punnett Square
Factoring is one of the first places in math that a young algebrist runs into multiple ways to work a problem. For the more concrete learner who needs a visual structure for problem solving, this presentation of factoring using a Punnett...
10 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed