How Do You Use a Shortcut to Factor a Perfect Square Trinomial?

How Do You Use a Shortcut to Factor a Perfect Square Trinomial?

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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!

Anytime you square an integer, the result is a perfect square! The numbers 4, 9, 16, and 25 are just a few perfect squares, but there are infinitely more! Check out this tutorial, and then see if you can find some more perfect squares!

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.