# Mathematics / Year 10 / Number and Algebra / Patterns and algebra

Curriculum content descriptions

Factorise algebraic expressions by taking out a common algebraic factor (ACMNA230)

Elaborations
• using the distributive law and the index laws to factorise algebraic expressions
• understanding the relationship between factorisation and expansion
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Factors,  Mathematical expressions

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