Factorising Expressions

Factorising Expressions
Factorising Expressions
Factorising Expressions
Factorising Expressions

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Factorising Expressions

Students learn how to factorise algebraic expressions using the highest common factor and basic algebraic notation.  As learning progresses they are challenged to investigate possible perimeters for a rectangles with algebraic lengths.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to fully factorise an algebraic expression in the form ax+b where a and b are both constants.
  • Most students should be able to fully factorise an algebraic expression in the form ax2+bx where a and b are both constants.
  • Some students should be able to fully factorise an algebraic expression the form ax2y + bxy2 where a and b are both constants.
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