Students often struggle with factoring because there seems to be so many different types to remember. This worksheet is brief, yet helps students practice looking for patterns in expressions that will determine what type of factoring can be used. Types of factoring included are GCF, difference of squares, sum/diff. of cubes, trinomials with leading coefficient of one or more, grouping. Recommended companion worksheet for this is "Factoring Frenzy" which consists of 15 factoring problems in matching format. **This product is also available as part of "Precalculus Summer Prep / Algebra 2 Review Packet," a concept and skill review packet consisting of six main topics.