Factoring Trinomials (x2 + bx + c = 0)

Factoring Trinomials (x2 + bx + c = 0)

  1. Explain what it means to factor a polynomial.

  2. Demonstrate how to factor a polynomial in the form x2 + bx + c = 0, giving several examples with b and c positive, b negative and c positive, and b positive and c negative.

  3. Demonstrate how to solve equations by factoring and using the zero product property.

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to factor and solve trinomials in the form x2 + bx + c.

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