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Simplify Algebraic Expressions (Basic)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
To simplify or not to simplify, what should scholars do? Using several examples, the video works through the process of simplifying algebraic expressions. The resource restricts simplification to using the distributive property and to...
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Simplify and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions 1

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Evaluate the equivalence of expressions. A helpful video walks through the process of simplifying two expressions. Using values for the variables, the presentation evaluates the original expression and the simplified expression to show...
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Transformations Resource

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Transform your lesson for transforming functions. Scholars transform linear, quadratic, exponential, rational, and trigonometric expressions. They write their expressions to fit specific forms and identify the values of the resulting...
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Transformations-Diagnostic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Change the way you teach about rewriting expressions. A diagnostic task asks learners to transform expressions in different ways. Given two linear expressions and two quadratic expressions, they rewrite them into the indicated forms.
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Multi-Function Data Flyer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore different types of functions using an interactive lesson. Learners enter functions and view the accompanying graphs. They can choose to show key features or adjust the scale of the graph.
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Incline

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Study velocity while examining graphical representations. As scholars work with the animation, they discover the effect the height of an incline has on the velocity of the biker. They make conclusions about the slope of the line in terms...
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Representing Functions of Everyday Situations

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Functions help make the world make more sense. Individuals model real-world situations with functions. They match a variety of contexts to different function types to finish a helpful resource.
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Factorising Expressions - Single Brackets

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Use common factors to simplify expressions. The resource introduces factoring out the greatest common factor to simplify algebraic expressions. Worked examples include basic linear with numerical common factors to expressions that have...
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Factorising Quadratics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce factoring basic quadratics to your class. A video uses an example to introduce the concept of factoring a quadratic trinomial. All of the quadratics in the resource have a leading coefficient of one.
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Simplifying Polynomials

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Combine terms to help simplify. An introduction of like terms starts the discussion on simplifying polynomials. Playing the game "like terms or not like terms" soldifies the concept of like terms. The video shows how individuals can...
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Integer Combinations—Postage Stamps Problem (HS Version)

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
It seems the post office has run out of stamps! Learners build all the values of postage available if the post office only sells five- and seven-cent stamps. The task provides an opportunity to create an expression in two variables and...
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Factoring a Degree Six Polynomial

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Within collaborative groups, scholars factor a degree six polynomial. They can factor the polynomial using many different strategies — a great way to prompt mathematical discussion.
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Monomial Factors of Polynomials: Mystery Boxes

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Shortcut the work in finding total volumes. Pupils determine a polynomial expression that would represent the combined volume of three boxes. Each box has the same height, and the scholars rewrite the expression by factoring out the...
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Linear and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Provide a continuous progression to linear and exponential functions. Pupils continue to work with the discrete functions known as sequences to the broader linear and exponential functions. The second unit in a series of nine provides...
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Factoring

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Factor in this resource when teaching how to factor polynomials. Scholars use algebra tiles to factor linear and quadratic expressions. They practice their skill by working on example problems from a worksheet.
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Transformation II

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Develop a solid understanding of the manipulation of expressions to produce equivalent expressions. Given an expression, pupils rearrange it to create a new one. Their new functions must match the structure of the model expressions.
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Birthday Card

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a twist to the practice of simplifying expressions. The task asks scholars to decode a mathematical puzzle using their knowledge of expressions. If they are able to write and simplify the expression, the mathematics behind the puzzle...
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Transformation I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewriting expressions in different forms is an essential algebra skill. Support the development of this skill by using a task that asks scholars to begin with a linear, quadratic, and rational expression and then manipulate them into a...
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Factoring the Difference of Squares

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore a special pattern in factoring quadratics. The video instructor shows many examples of factoring binomials that are the difference of squares. The examples vary from single to multiple variables and multiple coefficients.
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Para-Ball-A

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Analyze the flight of a thrown ball. Learners determine the maximum height of a thrown ball and the time it takes to hit the ground given its initial speed. They continue to review different scenarios with different maximums or different...
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Complex Fractions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Complex fractions are fractions divided by fractions—complicated, right? The video introduces the class to algebraic complex fractions. With the introduction to variables in the denominator, it is important make sure the denominator is...
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Like Terms, Multiplication and Division

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce the class to simplifying algebraic expression using multiplication and division. Showing the connection of the rules for exponents between numerical expressions and algebraic expressions, the video works several examples of...
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Like Terms, Addition and Subtraction

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is not good enough to have the same variable, they must have the same exponents too. The video introduces the class to like terms, while giving the definition of like terms and providing examples of combining like terms through addition.
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Distributive Property, Binomial Multiplication

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The distributive property and FOIL are the same when it comes to binomial multiplication. The video demonstrates binomial multiplication using the distributive property. The presenter shows the general case and provides two additional...