Practice Factoring Quiz: 8-5 & 8-6

by Narly Cabral-Nunez

| 15 Questions1

1

Which expression shows the correct factorization of x^2 + 6x + 5?

(x - 5)(x - 1)

(x + 5)(x + 1)

(x + 2)(x + 3)

(x - 2)(x - 3)

2

1

What are factors that multiply to -24 that add to 5?

-4 and -6

-6 and 4

-8 and 3

8 and -3

3

2

Factor the expression 45xy – 15y

Hint: Look for a GCF first!

4

2

Use factor by grouping to factor 6y^2 – 4y + 3y – 2

5

1

The Zero Product Property tells us that x = 5 and x = 0 for the equation: x(x - 5) = 0

True

False

6

1

What is the GCF of 55p^2 – 11p^4 + 44p^5

11

11p^2

11p

p^2

There is none

7

2

Factor xa + ya + x + y

8

3

Factor 4x^2 + 26x – 48 and type your answer.

9

3

Factor 6x^2 + 5x – 6 and type your answer

10

3

Factor 2a^2 – 14a + 18 and type your answer

11

2

Factor 9x^2 – 6x

12

1

What are the solutions to the equation 12x = 3x^2?

x = 0 and x = 4

x = 0

x = -4 and x = 0

x = 4

13

2

Factor x^2 – 4x – 21

14

2

Factor a^2 – 4ab + 4b^2

15

1

What method do you prefer to use when factoring?

X - method

Factor tables

Guessing

Factor by grouping

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