To factor a trinomial in the form ax^2 + bx + c, find all of the factor pairs that multiply into c, and isolate the pair that also adds up to form b. Substitute the pairs of factors into a pair of binomials that multiply... More » Math Algebra

Perfect square trinomials are quadratics obtained from squaring a binomial. Determining the binomial requires analyzing each term individually and then putting them together. More » Math Algebra

A quadratic trinomial is normally factored as the product of two binomials. Using the generic formula abx^2 + cx + d for the trinomial, its factors are (ax + y) and (bx + z) if y times z equals d and az + yb = c. More » Math Algebra

The quadratic function "f(x) = ax2 + bx + c" is the standard form for quadratic equations. F(x) is representative of the output, and x is the variable, also called the unknown. A, b and c in the equation are known values... More »

A trinomial in the form of ax^2 + bx + c is called a "quadratic." To factor a quadratic equation, factor out the greatest common factor, find a pair of factors that add to equal "b" and multiply to equal "c," and then gr... More » Math Algebra

Solving trinomial equations is a matter of determining the degree of the trinomial factoring according to the degree and the terms themselves and by then verifying that the factors found are the actual roots of the equat... More » Math Algebra

Factored form is defined as the simplest algebraic expression in which no common factors remain. Finding the factored form is useful in solving linear equations. More »