**Worksheet 6a**

**Part 1:**

LHS = a

^{2}+ 2a + 1

RHS = (a+1)(a+1), which can be rewritten as (a+1)

^{2}

Now, complete complete two other questions on the same page.

**Part 2:**

Did you notice there is a systematic way of organising the rectangular piecs?

URL: http://staff.argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math9/strand2/factor1.htm

Look at all THREE examples

**Part 3:**

**Generate your own polynomials to factorise using the manipulatives**

**Update your diagrams and answers in the worksheet.**

(a) Select "

**Tiles (Natural #)**" to generate 3 polynomials

(b) Select "

**Tiles (Integers)**" to generate 4 polynomials