Solving Equations by Factoring

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the speaker explains how to solve equations by factoring and using the zero product property. They provide step-by-step instructions, using several examples to show how to collect terms, rewrite equations in factored form, and then solve by making each factor equal to zero. The lesson covers a range of equation types, including quadratics and higher-degree polynomials. By the end of the lesson, viewers should feel comfortable applying these techniques to solve equations of varying complexity.

Lesson Description:

Solving Equations by Factoring and Using Zero Product Property

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve equations by factoring?
  • How do you solve equations using the zero product property?
  • What is the zero product property?
  • Where can I find a lot of example problems of solving equations by factoring?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    A good overview of how to solve factored equations by setting all factors equal to zero. Also, factoring is touched on. It is advised to have a good understanding of factoring before watching this video, however. Many different types of problems / situations are covered.