2.A. Factoring Monomials

In order to factor complex expressions, a basic understanding of factoring is needed. This section teaches how monomials are factored as well as ideas on prime numbers, composite numbers, prime factorization and greatest common factors.
  • Key Terms
    • factoring
    • factors
    • monomial
    • prime number
    • composite number
    • greatest common factor (GCF)

Essential Questions
  • How are monomials factored?