MPM1D2/G - Grade 9 Gifted Math


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Quiz #5

Factoring (Nov 6 – 12)


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Thursday, November 15

Unit Test #4

All of Unit 4

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Thursday, November 22



Unit 4:  Polynomials II


Topic/Learning goals

Video Resources

In-Class Practise

Tue Nov 6

Common Factoring

To understand what factoring is, and use the GCF to common factor.

Factoring by grouping

To extend our knowledge of common factoring to the process of factoring by grouping.


C.P. p. 51 – 52, 53

Text: p. 263 #5, 8, 9, 18

         p. 272 #11, 13



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Wed Nov 7




Thu Nov 8

Factoring simple trinomials

We will factor a trinomial in the form of x2+bx+c.


C.P. p. 54 –55

Fri Nov 9

Factoring complex trinomials

We will factor a trinomial in the form of ax2+bx+c.



Click here for a lesson on how to factor!

C.P. p. 56 – 57



(Bonus – Difference of squares – C.P. p. 58 – 60)

Mon Nov 12

Factoring Review

To learn to distinguish with method of factoring to apply to a question.


C.P. p. 61       

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Tue Nov 13

Writing Equations

We will develop our skills with defining variables and translating words into a mathematical equation.

Word Problems

We will apply our skills with solving equations and defining variables to word problems involving numbers and age.

Translating expressions


Solving a word problem with one variable


Word problems algorithm

(Read and make notes then click on the video at the bottom)

C.P. p. 62

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     p. 65 #1, 2, 4




Wed Nov 14




Thu Nov 15




Word Problems

We will apply our skills with solving equations and defining variables to mixture word problems and those involving money.

Money Problem


Money/Mixture Problems

(Look at the top of the page for more examples and tips)

C.P. p. 65 #3, 5

Text:  p. 326 #4 – 8, 10, 11, 13, 14


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Fri Nov 16

Standard Form of a Line

We will determine a method for writing the equation of a line in standard form.

See Key Ideas on p. 318 of your text


What is standard form


Changing from y = mx + b to standard form

Text:  p. 319 #1, 3, 6, 10, 12

          p. 304 #6

Mon Nov 19

Point-Slope Form of a Line

To use our rearranging skills to learn the point-slope form for the equation of a line.

Equation in point-slope form


Converting from point-slope form to other forms

C.P.  p. 67


For extra practice on equations of lines click here.

For the solutions click here.

Tue Nov 20


Review Day #1

Get Geometer’s Sketchpad for the next unit

C.P: p.66 #6a- e

       p. 68


For extra review do text book questions:  p.278 #1, 3 – 5,

p.337 #1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13

Wed Nov 21

Problem Solving/Review Day #2

To discuss the test topics and practice our skills.

Get Geometer’s Sketchpad for the next unit

Challenge – CP: p.66 #6f, g

Text:  p.338 #13, p.340 #9


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Click here for answers!  (Remember you will need to move the constant for your answers to match)


Click here for more mixture problems with solutions!!

Thu Nov 22


Get Geometer’s Sketchpad for the next unit




Fri Nov 23

P.A. DAY!!