# Factorising expressions

In this lesson, we will learn how to factorise basic linear expressions using area models.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gaps: We can ____ an expression by using the _____ property.

1/5

Q2.Use the distributive property to fill in the gaps: 4(10 + 5) = ____ × 10 + ____ × 5

2/5

Q3.Expand 4(n+ 5)

3/5

Q4.Expand 8(n-3)

4/5

Q5.Expand -7(n+5).

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gaps: We can ____ an expression by using the _____ property.

1/5

Q2.Use the distributive property to fill in the gaps: 4(10 + 5) = ____ × 10 + ____ × 5

2/5

Q3.Expand 4(n+ 5)

3/5

Q4.Expand 8(n-3)

4/5

Q5.Expand -7(n+5).

5/5

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Factorising Expressions

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Fill in the blanks: We can factorise a number or expression by writing it as a ____ of two or more _____.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the blanks: a + 2 + a + 2 = _____ + _____ = 2(_____ + _____ )

2/5

Q3.Factorise 12x + 3.

3/5

Q4.Factorise 2y − 10.

4/5

Q5.Factorise −6p + 15m

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

# Factorising Expressions

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Fill in the blanks: We can factorise a number or expression by writing it as a ____ of two or more _____.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the blanks: a + 2 + a + 2 = _____ + _____ = 2(_____ + _____ )

2/5

Q3.Factorise 12x + 3.

3/5

Q4.Factorise 2y − 10.

4/5

Q5.Factorise −6p + 15m

5/5

# Lesson summary: Factorising expressions

## Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance