Students will learn how to identify which factoring method to use, and factor expressions requiring multiple factoring methods. Factoring methods, for this section, shall include: pulling out the GCD, factoring difference of squares, factoring monic quadratics, and factoring perfect square quadratics.

Choosing a Factoring Method by Marty Brandl

Conclude by giving your students these challenges:

- How Many Times? by NRICH
- Difference by NRICH
- Penta Post by NRICH
- 2020 AMC 8, Problem 19
- 2015 AMC 8, Problem 5