Algebra I Module 4, Topic A, Lesson 1

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Student Outcomes

  • Students use the distributive property to multiply a monomial by a polynomial and understand that factoring reverses the multiplication process.
  • Students use polynomial expressions as side lengths of polygons and find area by multiplying.
  • Students recognize patterns and formulate shortcuts for writing the expanded form of binomials whose expanded form is a perfect square or the difference of perfect squares.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
A.SSE.2 Use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it. For example, see x4 – y4 as (x2)...
A.APR.1 Understand that polynomials form a system analogous to the integers, namely, they are closed under...

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