Factoring Calculator

What do you want to calculate?

Example: x^2+5x+4

Example (Click to try)

x^2+5x+4

How to factor expressions

If you are factoring a quadratic like x^2+5x+4 you want to find two numbers that
  • Add up to 5
  • Multiply together to get 4
Since 1 and 4 add up to 5 and multiply together to get 4, we can factor it like:
(x+1)(x+4)

Current calculator limitations

  • Doesn't support multivariable expressions
  • If you have an expression that you want the calculator to support in the future, please contact us

Factoring Expressions Video Lesson

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