Friday, 27 November 2015

MPM2D - Day 55: Factoring with Algebra Tiles

Today's entire class was devoted to factoring with algebra tiles. My students had two pages of expressions to factor and they did a really good job.

In some cases they ran out of the right colour tile, so they improved instead of getting another set.

Here's a difference of squares:

The goal today was to begin noticing some patterns emerging. We will talk about those on Monday.

Here is today's homework.

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