Factorising Single Brackets Examples Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 8, 9

Factorising Single Brackets Examples resource description

This resource shows some algebraic expressions and their single bracket factorised from next to them. It can be used as a poster or a handout.

Factorising Single Brackets

This downloadable resource provides a clear and concise guide to factorising single brackets, a key skill in algebra.


Why is factorising single brackets important?

Factorising single brackets is a fundamental skill that underpins many areas of maths, from simplifying expressions to solving equations. It is essential for progressing onto more complex algebraic topics.


How can this resource help?

This resource provides a step-by-step approach to factorising single brackets, using clear explanations and worked examples. It covers:

  • Identifying the greatest common factor (GCF)
  • Factoring out the GCF
  • Expanding brackets to check your answer


Benefits of using this resource:

  • Clear and concise explanations: The resource breaks down the steps involved in factorising single brackets into easy-to-understand chunks.
  • Worked examples: The worked examples illustrate how to apply the method to different types of expressions.
  • Step-by-step approach: The resource follows a logical and sequential approach, making it easy to follow.
  • Free PDF download: The resource is available as a free PDF download, making it easy to access and use.

This resource is a valuable tool for teachers and parents who are supporting pupils in learning to factorise single brackets. It is also a helpful resource for pupils who are working independently on this topic.


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