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Topic 9: Polynomial Factoring (Ch. 9, continued)


Goals and Problem Sets Handout: Section DGI
Goals and Problem Sets Handout: Sections ABC and EFH

Goal 1:  Factor polynomials completely  (9-6, 9-7, 9-8)
Goal 2:  Use patterns to factor perfect square polynomials (9-7)
Goal 3:  Use patterns to factor differences of squares (9-7)
Goal 4:  Keep remembering the previously memorized perfect square and difference of squares patterns (see printed goals and assignments sheet)

Required tasks/resources Optional tasks/resources
Factoring Introduction Web site (click "next" at the end and read both pages) Make your own Algebra Tiles for home
Cool Math Factoring "Undoing FOIL" web site (read all 9 pages and take notes) Textbook explanations
In class activities and notes Coolmath website: Factoring review pages and practice
Problem Set 9-6 Algebra Battleship: Factoring Practice Game
Factoring Steps graphic organizer Perfect Squares Practice
Problem Set 9-7 "Factoring Roadmap" review sheet
Problem Set 9-8 Additional problem set handouts
  Practice web site
  Challenge practice web site (note that the answer window may appear behind your main browser window)

Topic Summary

 Required tasks/resources

Problem Set: Chapter Test Assignment (This covers BOTH topics 8 and 9.)

 Optional tasks/resources