# Ch 13: Algebra II - Factoring: Help and Review

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## Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an Algebra II: Factoring unit of a standard high school algebra II course. Topics covered include:

- Prime factorization
- Fraction notation
- Combining numbers and variables when factoring
- Factoring by grouping
- Rational roots theorem

### 1. What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

Factoring with ordinary numbers involves knowing that 6 is the product of 2 and 3. But what about factoring in algebra? In this lesson, we'll learn the essential elements of algebra factoring.

### 2. How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

The prime factorization of a number involves breaking that number down to its smallest parts. This lesson will show you two different ways to discover the prime factorization of any number.

### 3. Using Prime Factorizations to Find the Least Common Multiples

Finding the least common multiple can seem like a lot of work. But we can use prime factorization as a shortcut. Find out how and practice finding least common multiples in this lesson.

### 4. Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

Did you know that two fractions can look completely different, but actually be the same? In this lesson, we'll learn about equivalent fractions. We'll also learn to simplify fraction notation.

### 5. Using Fraction Notation: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division

How do we add, subtract, multiply or divide with fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn how to use fraction notation correctly no matter what operation we're completing.

### 6. Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

Let's find the factors. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out numbers or variables from an expression. We'll even learn how to factor variables with exponents.

### 7. Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

With an expression, you know how to factor out a number, and you know how to factor out a variable. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out combined numbers and variables.

### 8. Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can factor a problem by turning it into a division problem. Learn how this actually helps you to factor and keep your numbers straight.

### 9. Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

How do you factor an expression if all the terms don't share a common factor? Grouping! In this lesson, we'll learn how to use grouping to help factor expressions.

### 10. How to Use the Rational Roots Theorem: Process & Examples

When it comes to solving polynomials, it can sometimes be easier to begin with a list of possible solutions to try. This video lesson tells you how to form a list of possible solutions by using the rational roots theorem.

### 11. Factoring the Sum of Cubes: Formula & Examples

Learn how to determine if an expression can be factored as a sum of cubes and also how to use the sum of cubes formula to factor these types of expressions.

### 12. Math Factor: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, you'll learn how you can find factors of both numbers and variables. Discover how one number can have many different factors. Learn how you can use factors to your advantage.

### 13. What Is a Factor Pair?

In this lesson, we'll review factors and products before learning about factor pairs. We'll then view a few examples of finding the factor pairs of different products. After, you can test your knowledge in a brief quiz.

### 14. 52 as a Product of Prime Factors: Steps & How-to

What are factors of a number? What are prime factors of a number and how do you find them? This lesson goes over the process of finding the prime factors of a number, using 52 as an example.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the High School Algebra II: Help and Review course

- Algebra II - Basic Arithmetic Review: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Algebraic Expressions: Help & Review
- Algebra II - Real Numbers: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Complex and Imaginary Numbers Review: Help and Review
- Exponents & Exponential Expressions in Algebra: Help & Review
- Algebra II - Properties of Functions Review: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Linear Equations Review: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Systems of Linear Equations: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Inequalities Review: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Matrices and Determinants: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Absolute Value Review: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Polynomials: Help and Review
- Algebra II Quadratic Equations: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Rational Expressions: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Graphing and Functions: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Roots and Radical Expressions Review: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Quadratic Equations: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Conic Sections: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Sequences and Series: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Sets: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Combinatorics: Help and Review
- Algebra II Ratios & Proportions: Help & Review
- Algebra II - Statistics: Help and Review
- Algebra II - Trigonometry: Help and Review