Summary of the factoring methods

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Summary of the factoring methods When factoring polynomials, you should look for factoring in the following order. 1. Look for the greatest common factor if one exists. 2. If there are two terms, look for the difference of square numbers. 3. If there are three terms, look for a pattern that applies to  ax 2  +  bx  +  c 4. If there are four or more terms, look for some type of regrouping that will lead to other  factoring. Note:
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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