RATL 2 | Lesson 2 | Explore (Factoring Trinomials)

Factoring Trinomials


Factor the following expressions. Use more than one solution strategy to verify that you have factored correctly.

  1. \(x^2+8x+12\)
  2. \(2x^2+9x+10\)
  3. \(x^4-4x^2-12\)

The answers below are out of order. Use them to check your work.


  1. \((2x+5)(x+2)\)
  2. \((x^2-6)(x^2+2)\)
  3. \((x+2)(x+6)\)

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