Factor by Grouping
 Polynomials with 1,2, and 3 terms have special namesA polynomial is the sum of 1 or more terms Polynomials with 4 termscan be factored by groupingTo FACTOR apolynomial is torewrite it as:AdditionSubtractionMultiplicationDivisionThe BOX can be usedto factor by grouping (4m-2)(m+7)As a warmup,you willplace FOILanswers inthe BOX4m-2-2m4m2m28m-14 7 Multiplythe outsidetermsto find themissingproductsinside theboxes2m-5-5m?2m2?m12m?-30?+6 Multiplythe outsidetermsto find themissingproductsinside theboxes3m-1-2m?6m2?2m-6m?-22? Select themissingGreatestCommonFactorsfor eachrow andcolumn2m?-5?-5m2m2m?-3012m+6? Fill in themissingGCFs foreachrowandcolumn-4m6m2-69m 6m2+9m-4m-6(3m-2)(2m+3)The 4 termpolynomial:Factors toClick OK3m-2-4m6m22m-69m3 Fill in themissingGCFs foreachrowandcolumn6m23m8m4 (3m+2m)(4+1)(3m-4)(2m-1)(3m+4)(2m+1)6m2+8m+3m+4Factors to:The 4 termpolynomial:2m16m23m3m8m44 How many polynomial termsare needed to factor by grouping?3 terms4 terms5 terms???? Which polynomial can be factored by grouping?a2-94b2+6b-2b-32b3-4b2+6b-2b-3 Factor this  polynomial by grouping4b2+6b-2b-3Fill in theGCFs of eachrow  &  column4b2-2b-36b The 4 term polynomial4b2+6b-2b-3(2b-3)(2b-1)(2b3)(2b1)(2b+3)(2b-1)(2b+2b)(3-1)factors to....2b-14b2-2b2b-36b3
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