Factoring a GCF From an Expression
In this Algebra worksheet, students find the Greatest Common Factor of two or three terms and divide it out. They rewrite the expression using parenthesis. Students may self check their answers by selecting the link at the end of the worksheet.
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Multiplying and Factoring Polynomial Expressions (part 1)
Polynomial multiplication and factoring go hand in hand. Why not teach them together. This resource begins with an area model for distributing a monomial and then connects the process to factoring the GCF. Learners then advance to...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Factor a Greatest Common Factor Out of an Expression?
What is the greatest common factor of two terms in an expression? First prime factor each of the terms. Then find the factors that they have in common. Multiply if needed. That is how to find the greatest common factor. Watch the video...
5 mins 6th - 9th Math
Greatest Common Factors - Concept
Introduce your class to the greatest factor on earth. The group of videos introduces factoring polynomials by finding the greatest common factor (GCF). They connect finding the GCF of the terms in a polynomial to finding the GCF of two...
3 mins 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Greatest Common Factor
When one method isn't enough to teach GCF, try two! This interactive webpage introduces factors and the prime factor tree to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. After the lesson, have learners click to try the two examples...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Monomials?
Use prime factorization to find the greatest common factor of four given values. What are the factors that all four given values have in common? Identify them, and then multiply together to get the greatest common factor. Just like that....
4 mins 7th - 9th Math
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Two Numbers Using Prime Factorization?
Here's a quick review on how to use a prime factor tree to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. This is one of the simplest ways to find the greatest common factor. So watch this video to get a refresher on how to do prime...
2 mins 6th - 8th Math
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor If There are No Common Factors?
Use prime factorization to find the greatest common factor of three given values. Okay. But what if there doesn't seem to be any integer that is common in all three given values? Well, then, the greatest common factor must be 1. Not sure...
3 mins 6th - 9th Math