Want to make some extra money tutoring algebra? Well all you have to do is become an expert in factoring polynomials and you will be the most popular student in town! All joking aside factoring polynomials especially trinomials is fundamental to do well in algebra. Stated another way if you can’t factor trinomials your algebra grade will need CPR. Ok, here are some notes I put together for you to learn how to factor trinomials. You will need a lot more practice than these algebra notes but this is a good start for you- have fun!

some key topics that involve factoring quadratic trinomials:

* polynomial operations

* simplifying rational expressions

* solving polynomial equations