Factorising Quadratics

Question 1

\(x^2+4x+3\)

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Factorising quadratic expressions simplifies them by spliting them into simpler parts (factors). It is the reverse of expanding brackets. It is useful in the study of algebraic expressions and graphs and for solving quadratic equations.

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