# How to factor expressions in a factor calculator?

## How to factor expressions in a factor calculator?

How to factor expressions 1 Add up to 5 2 Multiply together to get 4 More

## Which is a factor of 16 in this calculator?

We know 2 and 8 are factors of 16 because 2 x 8 = 16. 4 is a factor of 16 because 4 x 4 = 16. Also 1 and 16 are factors of 16 because 1 x 16 = 16. The factors of 16 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16.

How does the factoring calculator work in the editor?

Enter the expression you want to factor in the editor. The Factoring Calculator transforms complex expressions into a product of simpler factors. It can factor expressions with polynomials involving any number of vaiables as well as more complex functions.

### Why does the factoring calculator only show the positive factors?

Enter an integer number to find its factors. For positive integers the calculator will only present the positive factors because that is the normally accepted answer. For example, you get 2 and 3 as a factor pair of 6.

### How does the factoring calculator in Mathway work?

Enter the expression you want to factor in the editor. The Factoring Calculator transforms complex expressions into a product of simpler factors. It can factor expressions with polynomials involving any number of vaiables as well as more complex functions. Click the blue arrow to submit and see the result!

Can A and B be equal in factoring?

Yes, a and b can be equal. In the example you wrote, that expression is a special case. It is the square of a binomial. (x+10)* (x+10) = (x+10)^2. x+10 is a binomial that is being squared. I hope I helped. Comment on Omkar A. Katta’s post “Yes, a and b can be equal. In the example you wrot…” Posted 8 years ago.

#### How to factor a quadratic expression in the form?

Here’s how to factor ANY quadratic expression in the form: ax² + bx+c. Let d = b² – 4ac (If d is not a positive perfect square, then the quadratic is “irreducible”.)