Factor using Crisscross Part 2

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Lesson Description:

Shows a way to factor quadratics with leading coefficient not equal to 1 using trial factors using a criss-cross method.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you factor trinomials with leading coefficients?
  • How do you factor using the criss-cross method?
  • What is the criss-cross method of factoring?
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  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is another great video showing an innovative way of factoring trinomials with a leading coefficient by eliminating some factors and trying them out without actually multiplying the binomials every time. If you want the full explanation of this method, check out the first lesson in this series.