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Ch 9: Glencoe Algebra 1 Chapter 9: Factoring

About This Chapter

The Factoring chapter of this Glencoe Algebra 1 Textbook Companion Course helps students learn essential algebra lessons of factoring. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Factoring textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Algebra 1 Factoring chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the factoring topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Prime factorization
  • Methods for finding the greatest common factor
  • Use of the distributive property in factoring polynomial expressions
  • Solutions for quadratic equations through factoring
  • Differences of squares
  • Solutions of quadratic trinomials with factoring
  • Methods for factoring perfect squares

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7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Glencoe Algebra 1 Chapter 9: Factoring
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

1. 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.

How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

2. How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

If the factors of a number are the different numbers that you can multiply together to get that original number, then the greatest common factor of two numbers is just the biggest one that both have in common. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

Factoring Polynomial Expressions

3. Factoring Polynomial Expressions

When it comes to factoring polynomials, there are several methods to choose from depending on what kind of polynomial you are looking at. Watch this video lesson to learn how to identify and use the appropriate method.

Solving Quadratics: Assigning the Greatest Common Factor and Multiplication Property of Zero

4. Solving Quadratics: Assigning the Greatest Common Factor and Multiplication Property of Zero

When it comes to solving quadratics, we have at our disposal several methods. Watch this video lesson to learn one such method you can use to solve quadratics that don't have a constant term.

Polynomial Functions: Properties and Factoring

5. Polynomial Functions: Properties and Factoring

Everything from projectile motion to trigonometric functions can be described by polynomials. Review factoring, polynomials and quadratic functions in this lesson.

Factoring Quadratic Equations: Polynomial Problems with a Non-1 Leading Coefficient

6. Factoring Quadratic Equations: Polynomial Problems with a Non-1 Leading Coefficient

Once you get good at factoring quadratics with 1x squared in the front of the expression, it's time to try ones with numbers other than 1. It will be the same general idea, but there are a few extra steps to learn. Do that here!

Solving Quadratic Trinomials by Factoring

7. Solving Quadratic Trinomials by Factoring

Factoring is a quick and easy way to find the solutions to a quadratic trinomial. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can use this method to solve your quadratics.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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