Polynomials and Factor by Grouping

Unit 7: Polynomial Operations and Applications
Lesson 8 of 9

Objective: SWBAT factor four terms of a Polynomial using the Factor by Grouping method and apply it to finding the dimensions of a garden.

Big Idea: To observe that Factoring by Grouping can be used for Difference of Squares, and Factoring Trinomials, but must be the method used to factor four terms.

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Algebra, Math, Polynomial and Rational Functions, factor by grouping, Difference of Squares, factoring polynomials, Applied to all Polynomials, Quadratic Trinomials, Dimensions of a Garden, Real World application problem
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