# MAT 221 - Week 5 - DQ 1 - Factoring - Factoring Read the...

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FactoringRead the following instructions in order to complete this discussion, and review theexampleof how to complete the math required for this assignment:On pages 345-6 and 353 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, there are many factoring problems. You will find your assignment in the following table.If the 3rd letterofyour last name isOn Page 345-6Do the FollowingOn Page 353 Do the FollowingA or N80 and 10668B or O72 and 10438C or P98 and 10264 D or Q68 and 10030E or R82 and 9658F or S66 and 5426G or T92 and 6456H or U70 and 6248I or V90 and 5628J or W74 and 6062K or X88 and 5834L or Y78 and 5266M or Z86 and 7636For the problems on page 345-6, factor the polynomials using whatever strategy seems appropriate. State what methods you will use and then demonstrate the methods on your problems, explaining the process as you go. Discuss any particular challenges those particular polynomials posed for the factoring.For the problem on page 353 make sure you use the “ac method” regardless of what the book’s directions say. Show the steps of this method in your work in a similar manner as how the book shows it in examples.Incorporate the following five math vocabulary words into your discussion. Use bold font to emphasize the words in your writing (Do not write definitions for the words; use them appropriately in sentences describing your math work.): oFactor oGCF oPrime factors oPerfect square