## Overview

**Learning Intentions (Objectives)**

- Factor polynomials with two or more terms.
- Use the Rational Roots Theorem to factor polynomials of degree higher than two.

### Standards Addressed in the Lesson

##### California Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

### Lesson Components

- Explore (Finding Common Divisors or Common Factors)
- Practice (Finding GCF for Monomials)
- Explore (Using GCF for Expressions)
- Watch (Factoring by Grouping)
- Explore (Ways to Factor Trinomials)
- Practice (Factor Trinomials)
- Explore (Rational Root Theorem)
- Practice (Rational Root Theorem)