Explain what it means to factor a polynomial.
Demonstrate how to factor a polynomial in the form x^{2} + bx + c = 0, giving several examples with b and c positive, b negative and c positive, and b positive and c negative.
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 x^{2} + bx + c.
This video introduces what quadratic equations are.
Source: Kevin Kriescher
This video gives a general form for the factors of a quadratic equation.
Source: Kevin Kriescher
This video defines the term roots and explains why the roots or solutions of a quadratic equation when multiplied together equal zero.
Source: Kevin Kriescher
This video demonstrates the different rules for factoring quadratic equations, when a = 1.
Source: Kevin Kriescher
This video gives three practice problems with worked out solutions.
Source: Tbellen