Expanding Quadratics

Expanding Quadratics
Expanding Quadratics
Expanding Quadratics
Expanding Quadratics

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Expanding Quadratics

Students learn how to expand the product of two brackets using the 'FOIL' method.  As learning progresses they apply their learning to calculate the area of rectangles and triangles with algebraic lengths.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to expand and simplify two brackets in the form (x+a)(x+b).
  • Most students should be able to expand and simplify two brackets in the form (x±a)(x±b).
  • Some students should be able to expand and simplify two brackets in the form (ax±c)(bx±d)
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