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# Unit: Polynomial factorization

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## Greatest common factor

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Greatest common factor of monomialsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

## Factoring higher degree polynomials

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Factor higher degree polynomialsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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## Factoring using structure

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Identify quadratic patternsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Factorization with substitutionGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Factor polynomials using structureGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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## Geometric series

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Geometric series formulaGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Finite geometric series word problemsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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### About this unit

In Algebra 1, students rewrote (factored) quadratic expressions as the product of two linear factors. This helped them learn about the behavior of quadratic functions. In Algebra 2, we extend this idea to rewrite polynomials in degrees higher than 2 as products of linear factors. This will help us investigate polynomial functions. It also allows us to prove polynomial identities, which are mathematical statements that describe numerical relationships.