Factoring 13 - Trinomials Part 6

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you will learn an alternative method to factor non-basic trinomials into 2 binomials using a box method. The instructor provides examples and walks you through the steps to factor. Additionally, the lesson covers how to manipulate the order of terms to make factoring easier, and the instructor offers a shortcut method for factoring as well. By the end of the lesson, you will have a solid understanding of how to factor trinomials using different methods.

Lesson Description:

This is part 6 of factoring non-basic trinomials into 2 binomials. More examples using a BOX method, which is an alternative to factoring by grouping.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you factor trinomials using the box method?
  • What is the box method for factoring trinomials?
  • How do you factor 4x^2 + 5x - 6 using the box method?
  • What are the steps for factoring trinomials with the box method?
  • How do you factor 6x^2 - 13x + 6 with the box method?
  • How do you factor 28 + 3x - x^2?
  • How do you factor a trinomial if the terms are not in the correct order?
  • How do you know what terms go in the boxes when you factor with the box method?
  • How do you factor a trinomial if the leading coefficient is negative?
  • How do you factor -x^2 + 3x + 28?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson continues from the previous lesson, showing how to factor more trinomials using the box method. This very useful method is shown step by step for several different examples.