Algebra 1 8-7 Complete Lesson: Factoring Special Cases

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by Matthew Richardson

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A complete formative lesson with embedded slideshow, mini lecture screencasts, checks for understanding, practice items, mixed review, and reflection. I create these assignments to supplement each lesson of Pearson's Common Core Edition Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry courses. See also mathquest.net and twitter.com/mathquestEDU.

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Solve It! The diagram shows two adjacent squares and their areas. In terms of x, how much taller is the left square than the right?

x + 5

x + 2

x + 12

x + 7

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Problem 1 Got It?

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Problem 2 Got It?

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Vocabulary: Write a binomial that is a difference of squares.

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Problem 4 Got It? What is the factored form of the binomial?

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Problem 4 Got It? Reasoning: The expression below contains two perfect squares.

Can you use the method in Problem 4 to factor it? Explain your reasoning.

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Problem 5 Got It?

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Reasoning: Identify the rule you would use to factor the expression.

Difference of two squares

Perfect-square trinomial

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Reasoning: Identify the rule you would use to factor the expression.

Perfect-square trinomial

Difference of two squares

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Reasoning: Identify the rule you would use to factor the expression.

Perfect-square trinomial

Difference of two squares

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Review Lesson 8-6: Match the binomial factors with each trinomial to identify its factored form.

- (6a + 7)
- (4a + 3)
- (3a - 2)
- (2a + 3)
- (4a - 7)
- (3a - 5)

- 18aÂ² + 9a - 14
- 8aÂ² + 18a + 9
- 12aÂ² - 41a + 35

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Review Lesson 8-2: Find the GCF of the terms of the polynomial.

Enter only a monomial.

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Review Lesson 8-2: Find the GCF of the terms of the polynomial.

Enter only a monomial.

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Vocabulary Review: Identify the operators for each expression on the right.

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Use Your Vocabulary: Match events in the left column with a corresponding special case of the event in the right column. Not all events will be used.

- a sport
- a meal
- a field trip
- a book
- an animal
- an assignment

- baseball
- a term paper
- a biography

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Notes: Take a clear picture or screenshot of your Cornell notes for this lesson. Upload it to the canvas. Zoom and pan as needed.

For a refresher on the Cornell note-taking system, click here.

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Reflection: Math Success

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