Kids get stuck with the process of factoring polynomials? This easy to follow flow chart shows the simple step-by-step nature of factoring polynomials.
1) GCF Factoring
2) Traditional Factoring (x^2 + bx + c)
3) a > 1 Factoring (ax^2 + bx + c)
4) Difference of Two Squares factoring
Since this resource was made for Algebra I students, the quadratic formula is not found as an option. Another flowchart (for Algebra II students) will include the quadratic formula.