# Factoring Trinomials using the GCF and Distributive property

Objective: At the end of this lesson, students will be able to factor a trinomial
using the GCF and distributive property.

Review problem from section 7 – 1 Factoring Monomials
• Factor

Review problem from section 7 – 2 (day 1) Factoring Binomials
• Factor

Today you are going to be asked to factor a trinomial. Do you have any thoughts about how to do this?
____________________________________________________________

Example 1 – Factor the trinomials using _____________________________________.

On the homework the directions will say “ pression s.html">Factor each expression .” But now that we are factoring three
different types of polynomials , we’ll need to figure out which type of factoring to use on each type of
polynomial.

 Type of Polynomial Monomial Binomial Trinomial Type of factoring

Example 2 – Factor each expression. First identify the type of polynomial.

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