# WGU Factoring Polynomials

 The flashcards below were created by user treborprime on FreezingBlue Flashcards. Factoring out the Greatest Common Factor Look for the GCF of any polynomial first and then factor it out.When dealing with Exponents take out the least exponent of what you seeYou can GCF out a common binomial as well Factor by grouping - done when a polynomial has more than three terms Factoring Trinomials Cover coefficient of squared terms is 1 coefficient of squared terms is not 1 Factor by subsitution Factoring when the coefficient is 1Factoring whene the coefficient is not 1Factoring by Substituion Special factoring Difference of Squares Perfect Square trinomial Difference of Cubes Sum of Cubes Remember to look for the ability to square terms - you can easily make a polynomial a difference of squares Factor a perfect trinomial Special factoring summarized These should be memorized A general approach to factoring Solving equations by factoring Authortreborprime ID26038 Card SetWGU Factoring Polynomials DescriptionQLC1 review Updated2010-07-08T18:08:59Z Show Answers