Factoring and roots of higher degree polynomials

5 videos
1 skill
Factoring quadratics are now second nature to you. Even when traditional factoring is difficult, you know about completing the square and the quadratic formula. Now you're ready for something more interesting. Well, as you'll see in this tutorial, factoring higher degree polynomials is definitely the challenge you're looking for!

Factoring sum of cubes

VIDEO 4:46 minutes
Factoring Sum of Cubes

Difference of cubes factoring

VIDEO 4:12 minutes
u12 l2 t3 we2 Difference of Cubes Factoring

How to factor a fourth degree polynomial using the "perfect square" form (example)

VIDEO 2:25 minutes
Sal factors 25x^4-30x^2+9 as (5x^2-3)^2.