## Factoring - Combined

Summary

The lesson focuses on advanced factoring techniques for solving complex Quant problems on the GRE, emphasizing the combination of basic factoring methods to tackle challenging expressions.

- Introduction to combining various factoring techniques to address difficult algebraic expressions.
- Examples include factoring out the greatest common factor, recognizing and utilizing the difference of two squares, and dealing with ordinary quadratics through specific numerical strategies.
- Discussion on the practical application of these advanced factoring skills in solving the most challenging Quant problems on the GRE.
- Insight into the real-world GRE scenario where factoring is rarely the main focus but a step in solving more complicated algebraic problems.
- Preview of applying factoring techniques in equation solving within the broader context of algebraic expressions and equations.

Chapters

00:01

Advanced Factoring Techniques

00:13

Practical Application in GRE Quant Problems

03:36

Factoring as a Step in Complex Problem Solving

04:06

Integration of Factoring in Algebraic Equations