diamond method
(a=1)
busting the 'b'
(a>1)
perfect squares
grouping
greatest common factor (GCF)

100

factor using the diamond method!

a+ 6a + 8

(a+4)(a+2)

100

bust the 'b' and factor!

2x- 5x - 3

(2x+1)(x-3)

100

look for perfect squares and factor!

a- 36

(a+6)(a-6)

100

factor by grouping!

12a3 - 9a2 + 4a - 3

(3a2+1)(4a-3)

100

factor using the GCF!

6x + 3

3(2x+1)

200

factor using the diamond method!

c- c - 6

(c-3)(c+2)

200

bust the 'b' and factor!

3x+ 10x - 8

(3x-2)(x+4)

200

look for perfect squares and factor!

b- 49

(b+7)(b-7)

200

factor by grouping!

m3 - m2 + 2m - 2

(m2+2)(m-1)

200

factor using the GCF!

24x- 8x

8x(3x-1)

300

factor using the diamond method!

-9h + 14 = -h2

(h-2)(h-7)

300

bust the 'b' and factor!

7a- 11a = -4

(7a-4)(a-1)

300

look for perfect squares and factor!

2c- 50

2(c+5)(c-5)

300

factor by grouping!

2p3 + 5p2 + 6p + 15

(p2+3)(2p+5)

300

factor using the GCF!

12x- 9x + 15

3(4x2-3x+5)

400

factor using the diamond method!

x+ 27 = -12x

(x+3)(x+9)

400

bust the 'b' and factor!

17n + 6 = -5n2

(5n+2)(n+3)

400

look for perfect squares and factor!

81d- 64

(9d+8)(9d-8)

400

factor by grouping!

12xy - 28x - 15y + 35

(4x-5)(3y-7)

400

factor using the GCF!

2x- 128x

2x(x-8)(x+8)

500

factor using the diamond method!

x- 3x = 40

(x-8)(x+5)

500

bust the 'b' and factor!

18x2 + 35 = 57x

(6x-5)(3x-7)

500

look for perfect squares and factor!

4x- 81y2

(2x+9y)(2x-9y)

500

factor by grouping!

40xy + 30x - 100y - 75

5(2x-5)(4y+3)

500

FINAL JEOPARDY

24x+ 18x- 6x

6x(x+1)(4x-1)

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