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Difference of squares
Use this prompt to encourage a discussion and investigation of the difference of two squares. By using guided questions students can be prompted to investigate different questions using visual, concrete and algebraic techniques. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Purpose||Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||squares, powers, difference, proof|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Algebra, Build understanding, Apply understanding|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA233 Expand binomial products and factorise monic quadratic expressions using a variety of strategies
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