Factorising & Expanding Equations | Algebra | GCSE Maths

Key learning outcomes for this video:

  • To be able to factorise and expand an expression. 

Cue card notes and useful reminders…

  • If you are multiplying or dividing with negative numbers remember these rules:


  • Once you have expanded brackets, look for like terms to collect.
  • Factorising into brackets is the opposite of expanding brackets. Remember you can check your factorised answer by expanding and seeing if it gets you back to the original expression.

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