Maths Teaching

December 30, 2007

Factorising

Filed under: algebra,factorising — Maths Chick @ 6:22 pm

Interactive factorising activity – 10 multiple choice questions

Starters:

Introduction to factorising quadratics – revising expanding brackets and spotting the link between the brackets and the expanded expressions.

Worksheets:

Factorising linear expressions Factorising linear expressions.

Factorising basic quadratic expressions – 8 questions on factorising quadratic expressions, where a = 1. An extension problem is included that starts pupils thinking about how to solve quadratic equations that require factorising.

factorising-quadratics-difficult.jpg 16 questions on factorising quadratic expressions where a > 1

If you find it difficult factorising quadratic expressions where the value of a is greater than 1, here is a really nice little video on YouTube that shows you how to factorise successfully every time using the AC method.

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