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Polynomials

Polynomials

Trial and Error Exercises

Example 1

Factor x2 + 7x - 8. Remember to look for common factors first.

Example 2

Factor x2 + 9x + 20. Remember to look for common factors first.

Example 3

Factor x2 - 5x + 6. Remember to look for common factors first.

Example 4

Factor 3x2 - 3x - 36. Remember to look for common factors first.

Example 5

Factor 4x3 + 44x2 + 120x. Remember to look for common factors first.

Example 6

Factor x2 + 5x + 4, if possible.

Example 7

Factor 2x2 + 13x + 15, if possible.

Example 8

Factor 3x2 + 3x - 18, if possible.

Example 9

Factor - 6x2 + 5x - 1, if possible.

Example 10

Factor 40x2 - 46x + 12, if possible.

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