# Ch 2: Factoring in Algebra

These lessons will help you learn what factoring is and how to perform various operations with it. Prime factorization, fraction notation, variables and grouping are among the topics you'll review here.

## Factoring in Algebra - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons will help you see how factoring is used in algebra. Concepts covered include working with prime factorizations and the steps used to factor expressions by grouping. You'll learn about fraction notation and how to use it in basic operations.

Other lessons offer examples of ways to factor out variables. Our instructors will also explain how to combine numbers when factoring. You should be able to do the following after reviewing these video lessons:

• Define factoring in algebra
• Find the prime factorization of a number and use it find least common multiples
• Use fraction notation for addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
• Combine numbers and variables when factoring
• Turn factoring into a division problem
• Factor by grouping

Our expert instructors make learning fun while teaching you what you need to know. You can assess your knowledge with the multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each lesson. If you need to review a topic, the jump feature in the timeline makes it easy to return to the lesson and find that portion again. Each lesson also includes a written transcript with key terms and concepts highlighted.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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