Sum Products- preparation for factorising quadratic expressions

A nice starter for a lesson on factorising quadratic expressions is to get pupils finding pairs of numbers whose sum and products are already given. Here’s a worksheet that does just that! From here it’s an easier progression when they see the quadratics. Answers are included on the second page.

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3 Responses

  1. Ian Swift says:

    A remarkably way of stripping this often confusing idea to its bones

  2. Jason says:

    Ingeniously simple. Thanks

  3. Kiwi says:

    Cool, is there one with algebra

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