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Elementary and Intermediate Algebra
Mark Dugopolski, Southeastern Louisiana University


Learning Objectives

Chapter 6 - Factoring

  1. Prime Factorization of Integers
  2. Greatest Common Factor
  3. Finding the Greatest Common Factor for Monomials
  4. Factoring Out the Greatest Common Factor
  5. Factoring Out the Opposite of the GCF
  6. Factoring a Difference of Two Squares
  7. Factoring a Perfect Square Trinomial
  8. Factoring Completely with Special Products and Grouping
  9. Factoring by Grouping
  10. Factoring ax2 + bx + c with a = 1
  11. Prime Polynomials
  12. Factoring with Two Variables
  13. Factoring Completely with ax2 + bx + c and a = 1
  14. The ac Method
  15. Trial and Error
  16. Factoring Completely with ax2 + bx + c and a≠ 1
  17. Using Division in Factoring
  18. Factoring a Difference or Sum of Two Cubes
  19. The Factoring Strategy
  20. The Zero Factor Property
  21. Applications and Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring