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8.5 Quadratic Equations Difference of Squares

Standard(s): 

  • A.SSE.3.a.: Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression to reveal and explain properties of the quantity represented by the expression. Factor a quadratic expression to reveal the zeros of the function it defines.

Essential Question:

  • Why structure expressions in different ways?

Learning Target:

  • I can factor special cases.  (Blooms Level: Applying)
  • I can use the skills learned in this unit to evaluate real world applications. (Blooms Level: Analyzing, and Applying)
Warm-Up:
     
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Assessment/Homework:
pg. 502 15-43 odd, 44
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