# Factoring Trinomials where a = 1

Taught by mrbrianmclogan
• Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
6028 views | 1 rating
Part of video series
Meets NCTM Standards:
Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the focus is on factoring trinomials where a is equal to 1. The teacher provides helpful tips and techniques to quickly factor these types of problems. One important key to remember is when the last number is positive, the factors will either be both positive or both negative. On the other hand, if the last number is negative, one factor will be positive and the other factor will be negative. By understanding these shortcuts, students can easily factor trinomials and check their answers using FOIL.

Lesson Description:

Factoring Blitz # 3 - Factoring Trinomials a = 1

I show how to solve math problems online during live instruction in class. This is my way of providing free tutoring for the students in my class and for students anywhere in the world. Every video is a short clip that shows exactly how to solve math problems step by step. The problems are done in real time and in front of a regular classroom. These videos are intended to help you learn how to solve math problems, review how to solve a math problems, study for a test, or finish your homework. I post all of my videos on YouTube, but if you are looking for other ways to interact with me and my videos you can follow me on the following pages through My Blog, Twitter, or Facebook.