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Practice Factoring Quiz: 8-5 & 8-6
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| 15 Questions
Note from the author:
Various types of factoring practice
1
1 pt
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 pt
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 pts
Factor the expression 45xy – 15y
Hint: Look for a GCF first!
4
2 pts
Use factor by grouping to factor 6y^2 – 4y + 3y – 2
5
1 pt
The Zero Product Property tells us that x = 5 and x = 0 for the equation: x(x - 5) = 0
True
False
6
1 pt
What is the GCF of 55p^2 – 11p^4 + 44p^5
11
11p^2
11p
p^2
There is none
7
2 pts
Factor xa + ya + x + y
8
3 pts
Use the X - method to factor 4x^2 + 26x – 48
9
3 pts
Use your favorite factoring method to factor 6x^2 + 5x – 6
10
3 pts
Use X - method, or any other factoring method, to factor 2a^2 – 14a + 18
11
2 pts
Factor 9x^2 – 6x
12
1 pt
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 pts
Factor x^2 – 4x – 21
14
2 pts
Factor a^2 – 4ab + 4b^2
15
1 pt
What method do you prefer to use when factoring?
X - method
Factor tables
Guessing
Factor by grouping