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Algebra 1 - Week One

Printable Version - Week One Learning Board (in PDF)

Algebra 1

Week 1 March 30-April 3

Multiplying Polynomials

Math Objectives: Students will be able to: 

  • Create new polynomial expressions by multiplying two other polynomials together.
  • Find a polynomial expression that represents an area of a rectangle with unknown sides given as expressions.


Instructional Videos:


Box Method

Distributive Property


Khan Academy

Box Method

Distributive Property


Virtual Nerd

Review Videos (scroll down to see)




(Alg1) Z8: Multiply two binomials

(Alg1) Z9: Multiply two binomials: special cases

(Alg1) Z10: Multiply polynomials


   Your goal is a minimum Smart Score of 80

Explanation Websites


Introduction to Polynomials

Do Numbers 5, 6 and 7

Including the Multiplying Polynomials: FOIL Cruncher and the Multiplying Messier Polynomials Cruncher



  • Measure the width and length of a room in your house.
  • Calculate the area of room.
  • You are going to be putting in a carpet that is (x)(x – 3) and doesn’t cover the whole room.
  • What is the area of the room that is not covered by the carpet?


 Guided Practice


Kuta Problem Set #1  (includes answers)


Kuta Problem Set #2 (includes answers)


Self-Check / Formative Assessment


Online Survey That Will be Shared with your teacher (Select “see results” after you submit)

Key Vocabulary / Formulas

Polynomial: An expression made up of more than 3 terms being added or subtracted together.

Binomial: An expression made up of 2 terms being added or subtracted together.

Trinomial: An expression made up of 3 terms being added or subtracted together.

Like Terms: Terms that have the same variables with same exponents.

Ex. 2x2, 4x2

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