Posted by Caitlin on .
Your friend is taking an algebra class that began after ours.
Write your friend an email explaining a general strategy for factoring in a very organized way.

Math 
Ms. Sue,
How would you like us to help you with this assignment?
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/factnumb.htm 
Math 
Caitlin,
how would you answer this?

Math 
Ms. Sue,
I'd study the purplemath site, and then put that information in my own words.
I know YOU can do the same.