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CLIP 13690

Bitesize Maths: Quadratics

Bitesize Maths: Quadratics
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Key Info
  • Bitesize Maths: Quadratics
  • This animated guide states that a quadratic is an expression featuring an unknown number which has been squared. Examples are used to show how to simplify quadratics by factorisation. Working with both positive and negative terms is shown. Plotting a quadratic equation on a graph is used to show why quadratics can have more than one value.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    Algebra

  • Keywords: BitesizeMaths, algebra, quadratic, factor, factorisation
Ideas for use in class
  • Use as an introduction or recap on lessons on quadratics. Discuss with students how to best choose factor pairs. Encourage students to check their chosen factors, as demonstrated in the clip.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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