Learning Intentions (Objectives)
Recognize and use special factoring patterns to factor polynomials.
Rationale (Diagnostic Results)
It is easy not to look for common special factoring patterns before trying other factoring strategies.
Standards Addressed in the Lesson
- Explore (Equivalent Expressions)
- Explore (Special Factoring Patterns)
- Try This! (Special Patterns)
- Watch (Special Factoring Patterns)
- Practice (Identifying Factoring Patterns)
- Practice (Factoring Trinomials)
- Making Connections (Factoring with Symbols)