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1

What is factorisation?

It is the reverse of expansion

2

To factorise an expression, what must we first identify?

We must find a highest common factor between the terms

3

What is the highest common factor of

2 and 4

2

4

What is the highest common factor of

2x and 4

2

5

What is the highest common factor of

2x and 4x

2x

6

What is the highest common factor of

6 and 8

2

7

What is the highest common factor of

6x and 8x

2x

8

What is the highest common factor of

6x and 8x2

2x

9

Factorise 

2x + 4

2(x + 2)

10

Factorise 

2x - 4

2(x - 2)

11

Factorise 

2x2 - 4x

2x(x - 2)