# SAT Math : How to factor a trinomial

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Factor A Trinomial

Solve each problem and decide which is the best of the choices given.

What are the zeros of the following trinomial?

Explanation:

First factor out a . Then the factors of the remaining polynomial,

, are  and .

Set everything equal to zero and you get , , and  because you cant forget to set  equal to zero.