How to Solve Trinomials?


to solve trinomials, first find the pair of numbers that will multiply to get the constant number, but add or subtract to get the middle number. if the constant is positive, both signs in the ( )( ) will match the middle term. if the constant is negative, the larger number of the pair will match the middle term.
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How to Solve Trinomials
A trinomial expression is any polynomial expression that has exactly three terms. In most cases, "solving" means factoring the expression out into its simplest components. Usually, your trinomial will either be a quadratic equation, or a higher-order... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
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