# Number and algebraic methods. The student applies the mathematical process standards and algebraic methods to rewrite in equivalent forms and perform operations on polynomial expressions.

### Popular Tutorials in Number and algebraic methods. The student applies the mathematical process standards and algebraic methods to rewrite in equivalent forms and perform operations on polynomial expressions.

#### How Do You Add Polynomials?

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!

#### How Do You Use the Formula for the Product of a Sum and a Difference?

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.

#### 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 Divide Two Polynomials by Factoring and Canceling?

Simplifying a rational expression? You could factor the numerator and denominator and then cancel like factors. Learn what to do in this tutorial!

#### 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 Subtract Polynomials?

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!

#### How Do You Multiply Binomials Using FOIL?

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.

#### How Do You Multiply a Monomial by a Polynomial?

Multiplying a monomial by a trinomial? Apply the distributive property! See how it's done by watching this tutorial.

#### What's the Formula for the Square of a Sum?

Comes in handy when you're factoring, and this tutorial will show you how to square like a pro!

#### What's the Grid Method of FOILing?

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!

#### 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 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 Figure Out What Factoring Strategy to Use?

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!

#### How Do You Find Excluded Values?

Excluded values are values that will make the denominator of a fraction equal to 0. You can't divide by 0, so it's very important to find these excluded values when you're solving a rational expression. Follow along with this tutorial and learn how to find these excluded values!

#### How Do You Do Long Division With Polynomials?

Dividing polynomials? Use long division! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to perform long division with polynomial. Check it out!