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

Curriculum content descriptions

Expand binomial products and factorise monic quadratic expressions using a variety of strategies (ACMNA233)

Elaborations
• exploring the method of completing the square to factorise quadratic expressions and solve quadratic equations
• identifying and using common factors, including binomial expressions, to factorise algebraic expressions using the technique of grouping in pairs
• using the identities for perfect squares and the difference of squares to factorise quadratic expressions
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Distributivity,  Polynomials

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