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Factoring Trinomials, a is not 1 - Problem 10
When you're asked to factor trinomials with large numbers, chances are that you have a greatest common factor. You should always look for a GCF first, but even if you have one, the leading coefficient, "a," may still not be one. The examples presented here are done using a guess and check method, but there are multiple methods for factoring the trinomial that remains after the GCF has been factored out.
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