The goal is for them to practice multiplying and simplifying, and investigate multiplying conjugate pairs to set us up for rationalizing denominators, both monomial and binomial.
I know the two questions at the end are kind of weird but it seems like a shame to waste the opportunity.
- Suggestions for decrapifying?
- Am I missing any relevant opportunities to make connections?
- Or show multiple ways of seeing something?
- How are the kids going to noob this up in ways I'm not anticipating?
Also, I am a Latex beginner so no making fun of my typesetting. It took me four hours to make this.