Factor quadratic polynomial expressions of the form ax^2 + bx + c.
This lesson covers factoring quadratics when the leading coefficient is not one.
Shows how to factor trinomials if the leading coefficient isn't 1.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Factorization of Quadratic Expressions.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
Summarize the main idea of the Concept, create visual aids or make notes about formulas and create connections to real-world situations.
To organize ideas, increase comprehension, synthesize learning, demonstrate understanding of key concepts, and reinforce vocabulary using a Quickwrite.
Students will apply their understanding of polynomials and quadratics to better understand the making of a mirror for an astronomer's telescope.
This study guide reviews methods to factor polynomials, including identifying special products, factoring monomials, and tips for factoring polynomials completely. It also looks at how factoring can be used to solve polynomial equations.