Factoring Out Common Factors
In this factoring worksheet, students factor monomials and binomials. students group factor groups. This one-page worksheet contains 15 problems.
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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
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
How Do You Reduce Common Factors in a Rational Expression?
Multiply the given algebraic fractions. But first, reduce, reduce, reduce! It is a good rule of thumb to reduce as much as possible before multiplying. So how do you reduce rational expressions? Put the like terms together and cancel the...
6 mins 7th - 9th Math
How Do You Factor a Common Factor Out Of a Difference of Squares?
How do you know that a binomial can be factored using the difference of squares? First try finding the greatest common factor and pulling that out. Then take a look at what is left. Are the coefficients perfect squares? Then it could be...
4 mins 8th - 9th 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
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