Seeing Structure in Factoring the Difference of Squares

Unit 4: Polynomial Expressions
Lesson 16 of 18

Objective: SWBAT factor polynomial expressions that describe the difference between two perfect squares.

Big Idea: Students will develop an understanding of how difference of perfect square polynomials are formed in order to know how to factor them.

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