# Factoring

### Popular Tutorials in Factoring

#### How Do You Factor a Trinomial?

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.

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

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!

#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial Using Difference of Squares?

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.

#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial by Guessing and Checking?

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!

#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial Using the A-C Method?

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.

#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial Using Sum of Cubes?

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.

#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial Using Difference of Cubes?

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.

#### How Do You Factor the Greatest Common Factor out of a Polynomial?

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.

#### How Do You Factor a 4-Term Polynomial by Grouping?

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!

#### How Do You Figure Out a Template for Factoring a Trinomial?

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.

#### How Do You Factor a Common Factor Out Of a Difference of Squares?

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!

#### How Do You Know if You Have a Difference of Squares?

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!