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SECTION 6.1 - THE GREATEST COMMON FACTOR AND FACTOR BY GROUPING

  INTRODUCTION TO FACTORING

 

  FACTORING USING GREATEST COMMON FACTOR

 

  HOW TO FACTOR BY GROUPING

 

SECTION 6.2 - FACTORING TRINOMIALS WHOSE LEADING COEFFICIENT IS 1

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SECTION 6.3 - FACTORING TRINOMIALS WHOSE LEADING COEFFICIENT IS NOT 1

 

  FACTOR TRINOMIALS BY TRIAL AND ERROR

 

  FACTORING TRINOMIALS USING AC METHOD

 

  FACTOR USING THE BOX METHOD

 

SECTION 6.4 - FACTORING SPECIAL FORMS

 

  FACTORING DIFFERENCE OF SQUARES

 

  FACTORING A SUM OF CUBES

 

  FACTORING A DIFFERENCE OF CUBES

 

SECTION 6.5 - A GENERAL FACTORING STRATEGY

 

HOW DO YOU FIGURE OUT WHICH FACTORING STRATEGY TO USE?

HOW DO YOU FIGURE OUT A TEMPLATE FOR FACTORING A TRINOMIAL?

HOW DO YOU FACTOR A POLYNOMIAL USING GUESS AND CHECK?

 

SECTION 6.6 - SOLVING QUADRATIC EQUATIONS BY FACTORING

WHAT IS A QUADRATIC EQUATION?

 

WHAT'S THE ZERO PRODUCT PROPERTY?

 

HOW DO YOU SOLVE QUADRATIC EQUATIONS BY FACTORING?

 

 

 



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