Expanding brackets  free worksheets and other resources
Here we have free worksheets and videos relating to expanding brackets. Click on pictures to see larger versions.
Expanding single brackets worksheetA worksheet for practising expanding single brackets
e.g. 2(x + 1) = 3(4+ 2x) = I find that classes love this sheet. Treat it like a race to see who can complete the most and they will sit and concentrate for ages.


Expanding brackets videoA video on expanding brackets of the form a(bx + c) which I made on PowerPoint, available on YouTube.
My YouTube channel can be visited by following this link DoingMaths channel 
Expanding pairs of brackets worksheetsA quick worksheet for practising expansion of pairs of brackets of the form (x + a) (x + b) and (ax + b ) (cx + d).

Expanding pairs of brackets extension worksheetA further worksheet for practising expanding brackets. This worksheet follows on from the one above and focusses mainly on expressions of the form (ax + b)(cx + d).

Factorising Quadratic Expressions Tarsia Chain PuzzleThis factorising activity involved factorising the quadratic expressions in order to fit the puzzle pieces together into a circular chain. Great for lesson starters.
Available now from the DoingMaths TES Resources shop. 
Expanding pairs of brackets PowerPointA PowerPoint illustrating how to expand pairs of brackets.


Expanding pairs of brackets videoA video on expanding pairs of brackets of the form
(ax + b)(cx + d), available on YouTube. 