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Warm-Up: Factor by GCF 1. 2 16x – 8x 2. 10x – 10y FACTORING POLYNOMIALS FACTOR BY GROUPING METHOD 10x – 10y 2 8r – 24r Steps to Factor by Grouping 4 terms 1. Group the 1st two terms and the 2nd two terms 2. Factor out the GCF of each group 3. Write down the common parenthesis 4. In another parenthesis, write the GCFs 5. Check to see if the parenthesis can factor again 3 x + 2 7x + 2x + 14 Let’s group the terms to find common factors! x3 + 7x2 + 2x + 14 3 x + 2 x + 5x + 5 3 y – 2 14y + y - 14 3 m – 2 6m + 2m - 12 ad + 3a – 2 d – 3d Individual Practice: 1 - 28 Homework Pg. 95: 7 – 12 ALL plus what you did not complete on the worksheet.