Algebra 1 8-3 Primer: Multiplying Binomials with Tiles
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by Matthew Richardson
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Note from the author:
A binomial multiplication primer activity with virtual algebra tiles.
Click here to create a copy of a Google Drawings algebra tiles. Use the drawing to complete the items below.

Onboarding:
The rectangles (aka algebra tiles) on the left of the drawing are positive. Those on the right are negative.
The large white area on the canvas in the center of the drawing is called the stage.
You may need to create duplicates of certain tiles in order to complete this activity. To do so, select a tile and copy then paste. The copy should appear on top of and slightly offset from the original tile.

NOTE: The 8-1 and 8-2 primers are prerequisites for this activity. If you have not successfully completed those, please do so before moving on.
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Model It:

1. Model the following product of binomials on the canvas of your Google Drawing.
2. After completing your model, including filling in the product rectangle, screenshot your work and upload it to the Formative canvas.
3. State the product as an expression at the bottom of the canvas.

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Model It:

1. Model the following product of binomials on the canvas of your Google Drawing.
2. After completing your model, including filling in the product rectangle, screenshot your work and upload it to the Formative canvas.
3. State the product as an expression at the bottom of the canvas.

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Model It: Challenge!

1. Model the following product of binomials on the canvas of your Google Drawing.
2. After completing your model, including filling in the product rectangle, screenshot your work and upload it to the Formative canvas.
3. State the product as an expression at the bottom of the canvas.