Factoring 11 - Trinomials Part 4

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This is part 4 of factoring non-basic trinomials into 2 binomials by Factoring by Grouping. Explains why using the sum and product idea works when rewriting the middle term as the sum of two terms.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you factor trinomials by grouping?
  • What is factoring by grouping?
  • Why does the shortcut or sneaky way of finding one factor of a trinomial work?
  • How do you factor 2x^2 + 7x - 15 by grouping?
  • How do you know what two terms to break up the middle term into when you factor a trinomial by grouping?
  • How do you know which terms to group when you factor a trinomial by grouping?
  • Is there a shortcut for factoring by grouping?
  • What is the trick to the easy way to factor a trinomial by grouping?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson teaches a shortcut to the common method of factoring trinomials by grouping. This method works for any trinomial that factors and the steps are the same for every trinomial. This video does a great job explaining each step of this process.