To add polynomials of any size, just group like terms and then combine them together. To see it done step-by-step, watch this tutorial!
Multiplying together two binomials? Not a fan of the FOIL method, or just want to see another way? Check out this tutorial! You'll see how to distribute one binomial into the other in order to find the product. You get the same answer no matter which method you use, so be sure to add this method to your arsenal!
Finding the product of two binomials with the same terms and opposite signs? You're finding the product of a sum and a difference! Use the formula for the product of a sum and a difference to quickly find the answer! This tutorial shows you how.
Factoring trinomials can by tricky, but this tutorial can help! Follow along as a trinomial is factored right before your eyes! Then, check your answer by using the FOIL method to multiply the binomials back together and see if you get the original trinomial.
When you're writing the prime factorization of a number, you may be able to use exponents to quickly show all the factors. This tutorial shows you how to find the prime factorization of a number and use exponents to write the answer!
Factoring a perfect square trinomial? Did you know there's a shortcut to factoring this special kind of trinomial? Check it out! It's pretty cool, and it may make this process a little faster!
This tutorial uses something called a factor tree to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. Creating a factor tree for a number makes it easier to find its prime factors. These prime factors are used to help find the greatest common factor. Watch this tutorial and learn how to find the greatest common factor using a factor tree.
Word problems allow you to see the real world uses of math! In this tutorial, learn how to find the area of a quilt using polynomials as the measurement of each side.
Subtracting polynomials? No problem! Just distribute the negative sign to the second polynomial and then combine like terms. Watch this tutorial to see how it's done!
Once you know how to multiply two binomials together, try your hand at multiplying two trinomials together! This tutorial takes you through the process step-by-step. The best part? This process is the same for ANY polynomials you want to multiply together!
Word problems allow you to see the real world uses of math! In this tutorial, learn how to find the area of a quilt using binomials as the measurement of each side. Use the FOIL method to multiply those binomials together and get your answer!
Looking for practice using the FOIL method? This tutorial delivers! It takes you step-by-step through the FOIL method as you multiply together to binomials.
Word problems allow you to see the real world uses of math! This tutorial uses the product of a sum and difference rule to find the original side lengths of a garden. Take a look!
Word problems let you see math in action! In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve a word problem by multiplying and subtracting polynomials. Check it out!
Word problems let you see math in action! This tutorial deals with the measurements of the sides of a picture frame. The fun part? The measurements are polynomials! Check it out!
Comes in handy when you're factoring, and this tutorial will show you how to square like a pro!
Comes in handy when you're factoring, and this tutorial will show you how to square like a pro!
Multiplying monomials like (a + b) and (a - b) is really important when it comes to factoring, so if you want to get good at factoring, you're going to have to understand how to multiply a sum like (a + b) with a difference like (a - b)!
The FOIL method. No, not aluminum foil! The FOIL method stands for First, Outer, Inner, and Last. It's a popular way multiply two binomials together. This tutorial makes the FOIL method a breeze!
Ever played tic-tac-toe? Well this method of multiplying two polynomials together revisits that game! In this tutorial, you'll see a fun alternative to the FOIL method. Learn how to set up a tic-tac-toe grid and use it to find the product of two polynomials!
Word problems let you see math in the real world! In this tutorial, see how to write an equation from a diagram to help find the perimeter of a bedroom. Take a look!
Trying to factor a binomial with perfect square factors that are being subtracted? You have a difference of squares problem! Learn how to factor a binomial like this one by watching this tutorial.
In this tutorial, a monomial has been factored into the product of two monomials, but only one of those factored terms has been given. Watch this tutorial and learn how to find that missing factor!
The zero-product property let's you split the product of factors into separate equations. Then, you can solve each equation to get the solutions to your original equation! Learn all about this very useful property by watching this tutorial.
To find the greatest common factor (GCF) between numbers, take each number and write its prime factorization. Then, identify the factors common to each number and multiply those common factors together. Bam! The GCF! To see an example worked out, check out this tutorial!
To find the greatest common factor (GCF) between monomials, take each monomial and write it's prime factorization. Then, identify the factors common to each monomial and multiply those common factors together. Bam! The GCF! To see an example worked out, check out this tutorial!
Factoring trinomials can by tricky, but this tutorial can help! Follow along as a trinomial is factored using the guess and check method. What, no possibilities work? The trinomial must be prime! Watch this tutorial and see what happens!
Factoring trinomials can by tricky, but this tutorial can help! See how to use the A-C method to factor a trinomial into the product of two binomials. Then, use the FOIL method to multiply the two binomial back together to check your answer.
This tutorial gives a more challenging example of factoring a trinomial. Test your skills by following along to find possible values that will allow the trinomial to be factored. You can do it!
Got an equation with polynomials involving multiple variables on both sides? You can factor out the greatest common factor, then factor by grouping, and then use the zero-product property to solve. Follow along with this tutorial to see a step-by-step explanation!
Factoring a binomial involving addition? Can you rewrite each term as a cubed expression? Then you have a sum of cubes problem! Learn how to identify and factor a sum of cubes problem by watching this tutorial.
Factoring a binomial involving subtraction? Can you rewrite each term as a cubed expression? Then you have a difference of cubes problem! Learn how to identify and factor a sum of cubes problem by watching this tutorial.
When factoring a trinomial into the product of two binomials, it's sometimes good to know all the possibilities. This tutorial uses the guess and check method to do just that! Take a look!
Factoring out the greatest common factor of a polynomial can be an important part of simplifying an expression. In this tutorial, you get step-by-step instructions on how to identify and factor out the greatest common factor.
Factoring by grouping is one way to factor a polynomial. This tutorial shows you how to take a polynomial and factor it into the product of two binomials. Then, check your answer by FOILing the binomials back together!
To find the greatest common factor (GCF) between numbers, take each number and write it's prime factorization. Then, identify the factors common to each number and multiply those common factors together. What? There are NO factors in common? Then the GCF is 1. This tutorial gives you one such example. Check it out!
Learn how to put the zero-product property into action by watching this tutorial! First, identify the factors in the expression. Next, use the zero-product property to split these factors into separate equations. Finally, solve each equation to get the solutions to your original equation!
In this tutorial, follow along as a monomial is written in factored form. This is information may come in handy if you ever need to simplify an expression involving monomials. Better check it out!
Did you know that when you're factoring a trinomial, the signs in the trinomial determine the signs in the product of the binomials? This information is really useful when you're factoring trinomials! Watch this tutorial and learn the different sign cases.
Trying to factor a binomial? See if you can factor out a greatest common factor. This tutorial shows you how to factor a binomial by first factoring out the greatest common factor and then using the difference of squares. Check it out!
To write the prime factorization for a number, it's often useful to use something called a factor tree. Follow along with this tutorial and see how to use a factor tree to find the prime factorization of a given number.
Factors are a fundamental part of algebra, so it would be a great idea to know all about them. This tutorial can help! Take a look!
Not sure if the binomial you've factoring is a difference of squares problem? This tutorial will show you what characteristics the binomial must have in order to be a difference of squares problem. Take a look!
When your trying to factor a polynomial, one of the most difficult tasks can be determining the correct factoring strategy. Luckily, this tutorial provides a great strategy for factoring polynomials! Check it out and always know how to approach factoring a polynomial!
Want to see how to add two polynomials vertically? Then this tutorial is for you! In this tutorial, you'll see the steps you need to follow in order to add polynomials vertically.
Want to see how to subtract two polynomials vertically? Then this tutorial is for you! In this tutorial, you'll see the steps you need to follow in order to subtract polynomials vertically.
Two polynomials area additive inverses if they are opposites of each other. In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the additive inverse of a given polynomial. Take a look!