Factoring Polynomials

By Danielle Hassan

There are many different ways to factor a polynomial. You can either factor general trinomials, greatest common factor, factor by grouping,and the sum/difference of 2 cubes!! Here you will learn specifically how to factor by grouping and by the sum/difference of 2 cubes!!

Factoring Song: Factor Gangnam Style

What is a Polynomial? What is factoring?

A polynomial is a function consisting of several different terms and variables.

Factoring is finding the numbers, values, or expressions that can be multiplies together to get a number or function.

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When to use?

Applicable only when there are 4 OR more terms
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  • Khan Academy
  • Virtual Nerd
  • McGraw Hill Algebra 2 Textbook

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