This lesson introduces and uses the sum and difference of cubes formulas.
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.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
This study guide reviews how to factor simple cubics, including difference of perfect cubes and sum of perfect cubes. It reviews how to apply the SOAP acronym and use the patterns for these special cubics.