Multiplying out algebraic brackets

Multiplying out algebraic brackets
Multiplying out algebraic brackets
Multiplying out algebraic brackets
Multiplying out algebraic brackets

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Multiplying out algebraic brackets

Students learn how to expand a pair of brackets with the constant and unknown on the outside.  As learning progresses students expand brackets with terms involving powers and multiple unknowns.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to expand a bracket with one unknown and the constant on the outside.
  • Most students should be able to expand a bracket with multiple unknowns.
  • Some students should be able to expand a bracket involving powers.
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