Factoring Quadratic Expressions
Factor in different strategies in a lesson plan for factoring quadratics. Young mathematicians first create tables and area models to factor quadratic trinomials into two binomials by guess and check. Learners then investigate how they...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Factorizing Algebraic Expressions
In this comprehensive activity, mathematicians solve and complete various types of problems on factoring and using the quadratic formula. This activity also includes the use of factoring to simplify rational expressions. Overall, it...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Factoring and Solving Quadratics by Factoring
In this comprehensive worksheet and tutorial, algebra learners review factoring in a number of different ways. It reviews factoring out a common monomial, trinomials including those that have a leading coefficient that is not one,...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Without ever relying on the FOIL trick, this presentation carefully walks young algebrists through multiplying binomials by a monomial and by each other. Examples start easy, but move into complicated pairings of coefficients, positives...
8 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Divide Two Polynomials by Factoring and Canceling?
The rational expression in this example is of a trinomial divided by a trinomial. Learn how to simplify this rational expression. The instructor demonstrates how to factor each trinomial and cancel the like terms to get it in simplest form.
6 mins 6th - 12th Math
How Do You Figure Out What Factoring Strategy to Use?
Greatest common factor, grouping terms, binomials, difference of squares, sum or difference of cubes, are some of the factoring strategies that can be used. Sometimes it takes more than one of these methods to solve a problem. Hear the...
2 mins 8th - 9th Math
How Do You Factor a Polynomial by Grouping?
There are four terms in this polynomial. Try to factor it by grouping the terms. Confused? Try to get four terms into the product of two binomials? Still confused? Watch the instructor as she goes through the steps to group and regroup...
4 mins 8th - 10th Math