MPM1D2/G - Grade 9 Gifted Math


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Quiz #5

Factoring (Apr 12 – 17)


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Wednesday, April 24

Unit Test #4

All of Unit 4

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Tuesday, April 30


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Unit 4:  Polynomials II


Topic/Learning goals

Video Resources

In-Class Practise

Fri Apr 12

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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Mon Apr 15

Factoring simple trinomials

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


C.P. p. 54 –55

Tue Apr 16

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)

Wed Apr 17

Factoring Review

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


C.P. p. 61         

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Thu Apr 18

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




Fri Apr 19 – Mon Apr 22




Tue Apr 23




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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Wed Apr 24



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

Thu Apr 25

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


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Fri Apr 26 


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

Mon Apr 29

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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Tue Apr 30


Get Geometer’s Sketchpad for the next unit