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Get Started Now- Intro Lesson5:52
- Lesson: 1a1:45
- Lesson: 1b1:20

In this lesson, we will be doing trinomial factoring to find all possible answers for the unknowns in the term in the middle of the polynomials. By doing so, we will need to reverse the process of FOIL so that we can convert the trinomials into two binomials.

Related Concepts: Factor by taking out the greatest common factor, Factor by grouping, Factoring difference of squares: $x^2 - y^2$, Factoring trinomials

- IntroductionFOIL method:

i) What is the FOIL method?

ii) How to use it? - 1.Find four examples of k:a)${x^2+kx-8}$b)${x^2+kx+6}$

28.

Factoring Polynomial Expressions

28.1

Common factors of polynomials

28.2

Factoring polynomials by grouping

28.3

Solving polynomials with the unknown "b" from $x^2 + bx + c$

28.4

Solving polynomials with the unknown "c" from $x^2 + bx + c$

28.5

Factoring polynomials: $x^2 + bx + c$

28.6

Applications of polynomials: $x^2 + bx + c$

28.7

Solving polynomials with the unknown "b" from $ax^2 + bx + c$

28.8

Factoring polynomials: $ax^2 + bx + c$

28.9

Factoring perfect square trinomials: $(a + b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2$ or $(a - b)^2 = a^2 - 2ab + b^2$

28.10

Find the difference of squares: $(a - b)(a + b) = (a^2 - b^2)$

28.11

Evaluating polynomials

28.12

Using algebra tiles to factor polynomials

28.13

Solving polynomial equations

28.14

Word problems of polynomials

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Get Started Now28.1

Common factors of polynomials

28.2

Factoring polynomials by grouping

28.3

Solving polynomials with the unknown "b" from $x^2 + bx + c$

28.4

Solving polynomials with the unknown "c" from $x^2 + bx + c$

28.5

Factoring polynomials: $x^2 + bx + c$

28.6

Applications of polynomials: $x^2 + bx + c$

28.7

Solving polynomials with the unknown "b" from $ax^2 + bx + c$

28.8

Factoring polynomials: $ax^2 + bx + c$

28.9

Factoring perfect square trinomials: $(a + b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2$ or $(a - b)^2 = a^2 - 2ab + b^2$

28.10

Find the difference of squares: $(a - b)(a + b) = (a^2 - b^2)$

28.11

Evaluating polynomials

28.13

Solving polynomial equations

28.14

Word problems of polynomials