Factoring The Difference of Two Perfect Squares
In this factoring instructional activity, students factor the difference of two perfect squares. All ten given equations contain at least one squared variable and one constant.
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Solving Two-Step Equations
Order really does matter! Show your class how order makes a difference in solving equations. The presentation uses the order of operations in reverse as a guide to help solve two-step equations. Continuing, the video shows how to solve...
10 mins 6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Factor Polynomials Using Special Products: Difference of Two Squares
Factoring patterns are not magic! Show your classes how to model the difference of two squares' factors using an area model. Learners manipulate the width and length of two squares to represent the polynomial a^2-b^2. They use the model...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review In Search of Perfect Squares—Visualizing Squares and Square Roots
It's hip to be square! The first of a two-lesson series combines computer simulation and physical manipulation to illustrate perfect squares. Partners use geoboards to measure the length of sides, perimeter, and area of squares....
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Factorization of Quadratic Expressions: Algebra Tiles
What does it mean to factor the difference of two squares? The interactive presents an area model of the difference of two squares. Pupils rearrange the model to create a rectangular area. The learners determine the length and width...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed