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10C P4-5LG FactoringPage 1 of 35 MATHEMATICS 10C UNITS: P4-5 Factoring Polynomials Prepared by the Mathematics Department Bishop Carroll High School Revised September 2017
10C P4-5LG FactoringPage 2 of 35 Mathematics 10C Unit P4-5 Factoring Polynomials INFORMATION Title:Factoring Polynomial Prerequisite:P1-2 Operations with Polynomials P3 Alternative Factoring Strategies Assignment and D2L Quiz Materials Required:Foundations and Pre-Calculus Mathematics 10Evaluation:Test will follow Unit P 4-5. There is a P3Assignmentto be completed and handed infor correction prior to writing the P 4-5 test. The P3 Assignment gives a hands on/ visual approach to factoring polynomials. INTRODUCTIONThe study of polynomials is not just adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing polynomial expressions. It also includes a process known as factoring. This unit will be the start of your study of factoring polynomials. OUTCOMESUpon completion of this unit a student will be able to: 1. Demonstrate symbolically an understanding of (a) common factors (b) factoring polynomials by grouping(c) factoring trinomials by decomposition (d) factoring perfect squaretrinomials (e) factoring a difference of squaresIf you have any questions or difficulties, please ask for assistance in the Math Resource Center.
10C P4-5LG FactoringPage 3 of 35 LEARNING ACTIVITIES Carefully read through this learning guide and complete all exercises and activities. Please be sure to get help whenever you need it. Each learning activitymay contain text book references and alternative activities to help you master the outcomes. The following icons will flag different types of learning activities: Icon Explanation of Icon Refer to your textbook The two icons to the right will further indicate ‘animations’,or ‘dynamic activities’ available in the web based ebook.HAND OUT:This activity requires a hand out. It is available on D2L or in the Math Resource Centre Go to D2L to find the content or activity. NOTEBOOK OR WORKBOOOK: Do the exercises in your workbook or notebook. LEARNING STRATEGIES TIPS:Throughout the learning guide, useful learning strategies and study skills tips are provided that can be applied to all subject areas to help you become an efficient, effective learner. COMPUTERUSE:A specific computer program will be required LINK: Follow the internet links. New links may have been added since the printing of this learning guide. Always check on D2L for the latest learning guide to see if there are new links. SEMINAR:Check D2L and seminar boards for dates, times and locations.
10C P4-5LG FactoringPage 4 of 35 Mathematics Glossary:An excellent resource for help or clarification at any time during this learning guide.Many of the definitions are animated and interactive. If you do not see the word under your grade level, try Grades 7-9.

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