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## Algebra 2

### Course: Algebra 2>Unit 3

Lesson 1: Factoring monomials

# Introduction to factoring higher degree polynomials

We first learn about factoring when we work with quadratics. But we can also factor polynomials whose degree is higher than 2. This introduction video is an overview of all the different methods we use to do it.

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• Where are the Algebra 1 videos on factoring polynomials? I just need a bit of review...
• You should be able to search it if you cant find it by just looking around. Hope this helps!
• Good thing he gave these examples. I get way too many people randomly walking up to me and asking me questions like this. Kind of annoying not gonna lie.
• Me too. I'll just be minding my own business, and someone just asks me this, and I have to struggle to answer it...
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• Am I the only one who starts day dreaming halfway through this video of getting a t-shirt printed that says “Hey You! Factor this”?
• Well, 2x = 8, so yes
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• So basically we'll be using structure in solving higher degree polynomials instead of deducing logical patterns?
• How do you factor higher degree polynomials? and what is a higher order polynomial?
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• A higher order polynomial is one that has a term that is x raised to a higher power than 2 (which would be a quadratic). This video and the next one explain how to factorise higher degree polynomials.
• why do someone walk up to me and say "factor this", "factor that?"
• Those people in the tiktoks asking you random questions
• How come the 7 and 12 turns into 3 & 4? You would need to know what x is wouldn't you?
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• Do you remember factoring quadratic equations? That's what was done here. Might wanna review it if you're unsure!