Course: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Factoring
Subtopic: Special Forms & General Strategy


This last section on factoring polynomial expressions requires using three factoring formulas: difference of squares, difference of cubes, and sum of cubes.


By the end of this topic you should know and be prepared to be tested on:

Terminology & Supplemental Resources

Terms you should be able to define: binomial squared, PST = perfect square trinomial, difference of squares, sum/difference of cubes

MEMORIZE at least the first two of these factoring formulae:

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