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Similar to the previous section, we will be using trinomial factoring too. Just this time, we are going to look for the constant term in the polynomials instead. The trick is 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

- 1.Find positive and negative examples for ka)${x^2-5x+k}$b)${x^2+6x+k}$

12.

Factorising Polynomial expressions

12.1

Common factors of polynomials

12.2

Factorising polynomials by grouping

12.3

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

12.4

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

12.5

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

12.6

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

12.7

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

12.8

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

12.9

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

12.10

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

12.11

Evaluating polynomials

12.12

Using algebra tiles to factorise polynomials

12.13

Solving polynomial equations

12.14

Word problems of polynomials

We have plenty of practice questions in Transition Year Maths for you to master.

Get Started Now12.1

Common factors of polynomials

12.2

Factorising polynomials by grouping

12.3

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

12.4

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

12.5

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

12.6

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

12.7

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

12.8

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

12.9

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

12.10

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

12.11

Evaluating polynomials

12.13

Solving polynomial equations

12.14

Word problems of polynomials