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GCSE Math Lesson 9 - Factorising

For a more detailed overview of the topics that will be covered in this GCSE math lesson on Factorising, please visit the Glossary Page.

Learning Objectives:

  • What is factorising?
  • How to expand out brackets?
  • Factorising quadratic equations \(\ ax^2\ +\ bx\ +\ c\ =\ 0 \)

Section 1 - Video Tutorials

The GCSE math lesson on Factorising consists of 3 educational video tutorials and discovers how the use of brackets can help to solve complex equations, which on face value may not seem to have any solutions. Start learning more about Factorising today.

Section 2 - Practice Questions

Test yourself on what you have learned from the educational video tutorials in Section 1 with these multiple choice practice questions. If you are unsure on how to answer the questions, then we recommend you re-watch the video tutorials, because you will be able to follow the concepts and/or methods much better once you know what to expect. Practice makes perfect!

Section 3 - Exam Style Questions

The multiple choice practice questions in Section 2 have hopefully improved your confidence and understanding of this GCSE math topic. Have a go answering these exam style questions on Factorising. These are the types of questions that you may come across in your GCSE math exams.

Section 4 - Challenging Questions

After completing the exam style questions in Section 3, you should feel confident with Factorising. However, what makes these questions in Section 4 any different? Well, these exam style questions focus on Factorising, but combine topics covered in previous GCSE math lessons across the Maths Target curriculum. We recommend you use a spare piece of paper to write down your workings out and then check against the mark scheme.

Answers and grade boundaries for the challenging questions in Section 4 can be found by clicking on the button below.