CHAPTER 14 FACTORISATION
- Factorization of an expression means writing it as the product its factors.
- An irreducible factor is a factor which cannot be expressed further as a product of factors.
- Common factor method:
- Write each term of the expression as a product of irreducible factors
- Look for and separate the common factors
- Combine the remaining factors in each term in accordance with the distributive law.
- Factorization can be done by using the algebraic identities.