# Factoring Practice

```Factoring Practice
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Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
Find the GCF of the numbers.
18, 30
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6 = GCF
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12, 18
10, 35
8, 30
16, 24
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28,
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30,
48,
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Greatest Common Monomial Factor
Factor, write prime if prime.
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6 3
24 8
6 12
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10 35
10 15
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12 9 15
3 12 30
9 4 12
2 3 5
13 26 39
17 34 51
18 12 24 Factoring the Difference of Two Squares
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Factor, write prime if prime.
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36 121
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98 2 5 45 9 4
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Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials
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Factor, write prime if prime.
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8 16
16 64
12 36
10 25
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25 60 36
16 40 25 16 24 9
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9 6 1
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81 18 4 12 9 Special Factoring – Challenge
Factor, write prime if prime.
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Factoring Trinomials: x2 + bx + c
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Factor, write prime if prime.
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…More Factoring Trinomials: x2 + bx + c
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Factor, write prime if prime.
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51 206 6 14 24 6 72
11 60 157 278 8 3 21 54 (Hint: Check for GCF)
5 6 8 12 7 10 11 60 VIII. Factoring Trinomials: ax2 + bx + c
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Factor, write prime if prime.
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6 7 20
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10 13 30
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15 28 32
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…More Factoring Trinomials: ax2 + bx + c
Factor, write prime if prime.
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4 4 5 56 15 56
12 29 14
64 32 21
16 56 49
18 57 35
X.
Factoring: Putting It All Together
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Factor Completely, write prime if prime.
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2 12 80
54 154 10
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18 12 2 2 2 34 274
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4 4 …More Factoring: Putting It All Together
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Extra: Factoring by Grouping
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Factoring Practice Key
I. Greatest Common Factor
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II. Greatest Common Monomial Factor
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6 %3 2 4&
Factoring the Difference of Two
Squares
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%2 5&%2 5&
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3%2 5&%2 5&
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2%7 &%7 & @7 2% 7&% 7&
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IV. Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials
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V. Special Factoring – Challenge
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VI. Factoring Trinomials: x2 + bx + c
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…More Factoring Trinomials: x2 + bx + c
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Factoring Trinomials: ax2 + bx + c
%2 1&% 3&
%3 2&% 4&
%2 1&% 7&
%7 4&% 1&
%5 2&% 3&
%2 3&%2 1&
%3 7&% 1&
%2 3&% 5&
%3 2&%3 4&
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%2 7&% 2&
prime
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%2 1&% 5&
%2 3&% 2&
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IX. …More Factoring Trinomials: ax2 + bx + c
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X. Factoring: Putting It All Together
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Extra: Factoring by Grouping
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