# Unlocking the Secrets of Factorising Expressions

Unlocking the Secrets of Factorising Expressions
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Unlocking the Secrets of Factorising Expressions

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to understand and apply the concept of factorising expressions.

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What are Expressions?
Expressions are mathematical statements that contain variables, numbers, and operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

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Why Factorise?
Factorising expressions helps us simplify and solve equations more easily. It allows us to find common factors and identify patterns.

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Factoring Out Common Factors
Factoring out common factors involves finding the greatest common factor (GCF) of the terms in an expression and dividing each term by it.

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Quadratic expressions are expressions with a variable raised to the power of 2. Factoring them involves finding two binomials whose product equals the original expression.

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Factoring Difference of Squares
The difference of squares is an expression in the form of a^2 - b^2. It can be factored into the product of two binomials: (a + b)(a - b).

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Factoring Trinomials
Trinomials are expressions with three terms. Factoring trinomials involves finding two binomials whose product equals the original trinomial.

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Review and Practice
Review the different methods of factorising expressions and provide practice problems for students to apply their knowledge.

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

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Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.