Algebraic Operations

Importance of Algebra

In this topic you will learn how to:

  • multiply algebraic expressions involving brackets
  • factorise algebraic expressions
  • factorise trinomial expressions

Class exercises: Int2 Unit 1 – Algebraic Operations

Homework: Outcome 1.4 – Algebraic Operations – Due date TBA (will be issued in August)

If you have missed any of the topic or would like extra explanation and practice please look at these revision notes from the Maths4Scotland Int2 website:

Algebra Practice

Brackets & Equations

Difference of Two Squares

Factorising Trinomials


Please comment below if you have any questions about the homework exercise or the topic.




Factorisin Trinomial

New Topic: Factors, MiA 3³ Ch5

By the end of this topic you will be able to:

  • by first looking for a common factor
  • by recognising a difference of two squares
  • trinomials (e.g. x² -2x -3 and 2x² – 7x + 3)