Simple Trinomial

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Taught by dougsimmsonline
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Lesson Description:

The method for factoring a Simple Trinomial (a trinomial of the form x^2 + bx + c).

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a simple trinomial?
  • How do you factor a simple trinomial?
  • How can you identify the numerical coefficients of the terms of a polynomial?
  • How do you know what a, b, and c are in a trinomial?
  • How do you factor a^2 + 2a + 1?
  • How do you factor x^2 + 4x + 4?
  • How do you factor a^2 - ab - 6b^2?
  • How do you factor a trinomial with two variables?
  • How do you factor a trinomial with a negative sign in front of the first term?
  • How do you factor a trinomial if a is negative?
  • How do you factor -x^2 + 3xy + 10y^2?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains factoring clearly and slowly with every step shown. The problems shown are a good variety of problems that you might see in your math class.