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In this lesson you will learn how to factorise expressions into a single bracket.
This lesson includes:
- one slideshow lesson
- one downloadable activity
Created in partnership with Sparx
Make sure that you have read yesterday's lesson on how to expand brackets.
Factorising is the reverse of expanding brackets. To factorise, you need to identify any common factors that your terms have - and move these outside your brackets.
These slides will show you how:
Factorising expressions into a single bracket
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