# SWITZERLAND MATHEMATICS LESSONS

## SW1 Factoring Quadratic Equations

This eighth grade mathematics lesson focuses on factorization of quadratic equations. It is the third lesson on factorization and the first one in which this technique is used for quadratic equations. The lesson is taught in Swiss German and is 47 minutes in duration. There are 24 students in the class.

## SW2 Introducing Algebra

This eighth grade mathematics lesson focuses on terms and variables. It is the first lesson on this topic. The lesson is taught in Swiss German and is 45 minutes in duration. There are 25 students in the class.

## SW3 Pythagorean Theorem

This eighth grade mathematics lesson focuses on geometrical solids. It is the first lesson where students use the Pythagorean Theorem to explore solids. The lesson is taught in Swiss Italian and is 50 minutes in duration. There are 17 students in the class.

## SW4 Equivalence

This eighth grade mathematics lesson focuses on equations. It is a lesson in which the already introduced topic is practiced. The lesson is taught in Swiss French and is 45 minutes in duration. There are 22 students in the class.