Factoring to solve equations Part 2

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Taught by MrHansen
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Lesson Description:

A math video tutorial on factoring to solve equations, in Algebra I.

Courtesy of Mr. Hansen of www.mrhansen.net.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you factor and solve polynomial equations?
  • How do you factor and solve n^3 - 81n = 0?
  • How do you factor the difference of two squares like n^2 - 81?
  • How do you factor and solve 2r^2 - 4r = 70?
  • How do you factor and solve a polynomial equation if it does not equal 0?
  • How do you factor a trinomial like r^2 - 2r - 35?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This second part of factoring to solve equations goes through two different examples of factoring and solving polynomial equations. The steps one should go through to factor are explained, first looking for something in common among all the terms. Also, factoring special cases is covered briefly. These examples are slightly more difficult than in the previous video.
  • laccangel

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    well thought explanation