MATH FUNHOUSE
by Kelly Keenan

SUBJECT:
Algebra I

TOPIC:
Factoring Monomials and Binomials


Kelly Keenan
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SUBJECT: Grade 7, Algebra 1

TOPIC: Factoring Monomials and Binomials

INTERACTIVITY: Student will use the bulletin board as an answer guide for the worksheet.

  1. Do worksheet questions.
  2. Match answers you got with the answers on the windows.
  3. Open window to reveal correct answer and compare your results.
  4. Write favorite quote and reason it was your favorite.

QUOTES:

  • "The whole is more than the sum of its parts" – Aristotle
  • "Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I assure you that mine are greater" – Albert Einstein
  • "Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth" – Blaise Pascal
  • "He who can properly define and divide is to be considered a god" – Plato
  • "Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics" – Simeon Poisson
  • "Whenever you can, count" – Sir Frances Galton
  • "I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them" – Karl Frederich Gauss

DIRECTIONS: Factor the equations then match them up with the correct answer. Open the window to see if you are correct and get a little bit of inspiration with a quote from a famous mathematician

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TIME: This activity should take students about 15 - 20 minutes to complete.

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION: Flip windows, general border, lamination of inside answer and quote for protection against constant use.

CREDIT: Students who hand in worksheet with correct answers and favorite quote will receive 5 bonus points on the next test.

Kelly Keenan
9/16/05