Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets

Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets
Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets
Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets
Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets

              Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets

              Students learn how to factorise an algebraic expression into a pair of brackets using the highest common factor.  As learning progresses students are challenged to factorise expressions involving multiple unknowns and powers.
              Differentiated Learning Objectives
              • All students should be able to factorise an expression in the form ax ± c
              • Most students should be able to factorise an expression in the form ax ± by
              • Some students should be able to factorise an expression involving powers.
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