**What are the steps to factor?**
http://stufiles.sanjac.edu/Placement_Testing_Review/Math/Factoring/Factoring6.html

Steps for Factoring where a = 1. Step 1: Write the ( ) and determine the signs of the factors. Step 2: Determine the factors (make a t-chart) If the sign of the last term is positive, you want the factors of the last term whose sum is the coefficient of the middle term. The signs will be the same sign as the middle term. (++ or - -)

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