In this lesson on factoring trinomials, the instructor shows several methods for factoring trinomials, including using algebra tiles, the cross method, and the Punnet square method. They also emphasize the importance of finding two numbers that multiply to the top number and add to the middle number when factoring trinomials. The instructor also provides shortcuts for factoring trinomials with a coefficient of 1 and shows how to determine if a trinomial can be factored using integers. Overall, this lesson provides a comprehensive overview of factoring trinomials and offers various methods for approaching the topic.
A straight-forward way to factor any trinomial. Rewriting a trinomial and factoring it by grouping. Also, factoring a trinomial using a Punnet Square.