Suzanne Alejandre's
More Algebraic Factoring
Procedure 1
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Objective:
To show a variety of algebraic expressions factored using geometric representations.
Materials:
One set of algebra tiles which includes:
Procedure 1:
Questions To Ask:
 What figure does this make? A square or a rectangle? Why?
 What is the length of each side?
 If you rearrange the squares and rectangles making up the larger square, what do you have?
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