Factoring simple expressions

5 videos
1 skill
You already know a bit about multiplying expressions. We'll now reverse course and look at how to think about an expression as the product of simpler ones (just like we did when we find the factors of numbers).

Factoring and the distributive property 3

VIDEO 5:54 minutes
Factoring and the Distributive Property 3

Factoring more algebraic expressions

VIDEO 3:28 minutes
Learn how to apply the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor from an algebraic expression like 4x+18 or 12+23y.

Factoring with the distributive property

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Factor expressions like 3x-9 by applying the distributive property. (All expressions in this exercise are linear binomials.)

Factoring and the distributive property

VIDEO 3:05 minutes
Factoring and the Distributive Property

Factoring and the distributive property 2

VIDEO 4:46 minutes
Factoring and the Distributive Property 2

Factor expressions using the GCF

VIDEO 5:28 minutes
Factor expressions using the GCF