Ch 12: SBA Math - Grade 8: Factoring

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Refresh your students' factoring skills with this chapter's engaging video lessons. Instructors explain factoring methods for several different types of problems to prepare students for related questions found on the 8th grade SBA in math.

SBA Math - Grade 8: Factoring - Chapter Summary

Use these video lessons to help your students review basic math operations in addition to factoring rules and techniques, which they'll need to apply to various problems on the 8th grade math SBA. After studying this chapter's lessons, they should be ready to do the following:

  • Recognize equivalent expressions
  • Simplify fraction notation
  • Factor out variables in expressions
  • Combine variables and numbers during factoring
  • Use division to complete factoring problems
  • Follow steps to factor by grouping
  • Perform mathematical operations with whole numbers
  • Find factors and multiples of whole numbers

Usually taking less than 10 minutes to watch, our engaging videos help students retain their knowledge by applying these math concepts to real-world scenarios. Instructors make use of fun graphics to keep middle schoolers interested, and they take students step-by-step through sample problems along the way.

9 Lessons in Chapter 12: SBA Math - Grade 8: Factoring
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What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

1. What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

Factoring with ordinary numbers involves knowing that 6 is the product of 2 and 3. But what about factoring in algebra? In this lesson, we'll learn the essential elements of algebra factoring.

Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

2. Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

Did you know that two fractions can look completely different, but actually be the same? In this lesson, we'll learn about equivalent fractions. We'll also learn to simplify fraction notation.

Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

3. Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

Let's find the factors. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out numbers or variables from an expression. We'll even learn how to factor variables with exponents.

Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

4. Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

With an expression, you know how to factor out a number, and you know how to factor out a variable. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out combined numbers and variables.

Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

5. Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can factor a problem by turning it into a division problem. Learn how this actually helps you to factor and keep your numbers straight.

Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

6. Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

How do you factor an expression if all the terms don't share a common factor? Grouping! In this lesson, we'll learn how to use grouping to help factor expressions.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

7. Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

There are four basic mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These four operations are used in a wide range of everyday skills and are the fundamental blocks of arithmetic.

Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

8. Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to factor any whole number that you are given. You will learn what factors are and how a whole number can have several different factors.

Finding Multiples of Whole Numbers

9. Finding Multiples of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will become a pro at finding multiples of whole numbers. Learn what they are and how you can visualize the process to make it easier for you.

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