Polygon Polynomials

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Patterns in polygons lead to patterns in polynomials. Presented with a series of polygons, individuals create polynomial expressions to represent their patterns. The algebra project consists of nine problems that incorporate polynomial operations including factoring.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate as an introduction to quadratic patterns
  • After considering the patterns individually, have learners create a collaborative group to share strategies
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a solid understanding of distributing and combining like terms
Pros

  • Offers a teacher guide describing strategies for meeting desired learning outcomes
  • Adaptable to various levels of pupils
Cons

  • None
Common Core