Factoring Quadratics when Coefficient > 1

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Examples, solutions, videos, games, activities, and worksheets on factoring quadratic equations with leading coefficient ≠ 0 that are suitable for GCSE Maths.

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Factorising quadratics where a is not 1
A quick method for factorising quadratic expressions where the coefficient of the x squared term is not 1. This is a quick method that allows the correct answer to be achieved without trial and error and guess work.

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