Tag Archives: factoring

Fall Factor Trees!

Fall Factor Trees!

Turn a dry factor tree into a beautiful fall math craft project!More

Factoring Polynomials – FREE Worksheet

Factoring Polynomials – FREE Worksheet

When factoring polynomials it’s sometimes nice to use a graphic organizer to keep track of all your work. Here’s a free one!More

Polynomial Factoring Practice – with YouTube!

Polynomial Factoring Practice – with YouTube!

A totally fun video on factoring polynomials along with a worksheet for your kids and a super parent-teacher cheat sheet for you!More

Prime Numbers Are Fun to Learn!

Prime Numbers Are Fun to Learn!

A pseudo review of a book I’ve wanted for a while. You Can Count on Monsters by Richard Even Schwartz illustrates the numbers from 1 to 100 – with monsters and factorizations!More

How to Use Prime Factoring to Win Friends and Influence People

Alright, you might not win friends with this, but the more you can do arithmetic in your head… well… okay, you can’t influence people with it either.┬áRegardless, it’s handy to know and helps with multiplication. Yesterday I posted a couple of videos about factoring numbers into primes. Now it’s time to put those to work.More

2 Ways to Factor Numbers into Primes

Factoring is traditionally considered an “f-word” for students of math. But it really has its good sides. First, here’s two ways to do it with regular numbers.More

How to Check if a Number is Divisible by 3 or 9

Can you quickly tell if a number is divisible by 3 or by 9? With this trick you can impress everyone – well, not EVERYone, but a few anyhow.More

How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Never Factor Polynomials Again

We learn to factor polynomials so we can solve for x. But some things aren’t so easy to factor (most things?). And some things are just down right a pain in the bottom. Here’s a way to never have to do it again!More