Factoring Trinomials with lead coefficient of 1

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SWBAT factor trinomials with a lead coefficient of 1.

Big Idea

Use logical reasoning to cultivate the incredibly satisfying process of factoring trinomials into two binomials.


10 minutes

Each day, students complete a Warmup that usually consists of spiraling the previous day's material, in addition to older material.  Warm-up problems also sometimes extend lessons that students have encountered before to more unfamiliar contexts.

 Today's warm-up provide a "mixtape" of sorts to give kids a small amount of review daily that goes a LONG way toward retention of concepts.

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HW145 attempts to maintain the flow and build confidence on the heels of a Take-Home Assessment.