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# Maths - Algebra

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Recall that the degree of a polynomial equation is simply the largest power in the equation. For example, has a degree of 3, because its highest power is 3, as seen in the term. Similarly, has a degree of 1. Polynomials with odd-numbered (1, 3, 5…) powers follow similar patterns: Note that the . . . → Read More: Polynomials, Odd and Even Functions

Do you need a fun way for students to practice the distributive property with minimal prep? The Distributive Property Scavenger Hunt Game gets students up and moving around while practicing math. In this game, students use the answer to one problem to find another problem hanging around the classro...

Conic Sections (Circle, Ellipse, Hyperbola, Parabola) - Wall Posters This is a set of posters to display in your classroom to help students throughout the conic sections unit in Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus. Each poster includes labeled diagrams and the standard form equations. Both color and black...

For the last few years, we've been using this quadratic keyword poster during our quadratic word problems unit and it has been so helpful. The reference highlights the vocabulary students see in word problems that ask for time to maximum height, the maximum height or the total time in the air. I made a flipbook version of the quadratic poster that I thought would be fun for student notebooks. Before introducing word problems, I teach my students how to find maximums and zeros of parabolas on…

The rules of exponents. These are need to know if you go any further than College Algebra.

Domain and Range of graphs (free activity)

Help students gain a deeper understanding of math by using visual methods of factoring a polynomial.

Student friendly systems of equations notes

Create this Reference Guide with your students! Winter Sports themed. The penguins on the slopes are a great visual reminder for concepts - very helpful for my students! Reinforce concepts of slope and systems of equations. Common Core 8.EE.6 and 8.EE.8a,b are the focus of the activity. Available at the TpT store, Piece of Pi.

Let me start by saying that this was NOT my idea! I give full credit to Teacher Support Force (which I found on Pinterest – YAY, Pinterest!). It was too great of an idea not to try with my fifth … Continue reading →

If you haven't tried using the Desmos tool in your classroom yet, check out their activities to use in Algebra. Learn about more of its great features too.

Check out our newest animated math lesson, which explores the concepts and procedures associated with the distributive property. This lesson is aligned with the common core learning standards for algebra and is an excellent resource for flipped classroom math teachers and visual learners! Please subscribe to our YouTube channel to access all of our video lessons :)

FREE Homework for Algebra students. This activity will help your Algebra 1 or Algebra 2 students practice graphing parabolas in vertex form. The worksheet can be used as a homework assignment or assessment activity. Students are axed to identify the axis of symmetry, the vertex, they use a given substitution point and state the reflected point needed to create three points to sketch the parabola.

Combining Like Terms with Distributive Property: Task Cards in Action. Ideas for using task cards in the middle school classroom & getting students more fluent with combining like terms.