Factoring Basic Polynomials

Factoring Basic Polynomials

Author: Dan New

In this lesson you will explore, learn and demonstrate your knowledge of factoring Polynomial expressions.


You should know how to factor the three primary types of trinomial expressions at the conclusion of this lesson. You will be able to express these expressions and their factorization using algebra tiles, and algebraically. 

See More

Try Our College Algebra Course. For FREE.

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

27 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

245 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 21 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Introductory Video

This video will provide a brief overview of how to factor polynomials.

Practice Worksheet

This work sheet will allow you to demonstrate your new knowledge. Hand this into your teacher.

Full Screen


Use this link to Khan Academy to practice factoring Polynomials.

Source: Khan Academy