Posted by kay on .
Can you explain how to factor the following trinomials forms: x2 + bx + c and ax2 + bx + c. Can there be more than one way to factor a problem like this? can you please show it in written word and step by step?

algebra2 
Reiny,
Your question usually requires as least one chapter in a math text book.
here are some pages you might want to look at.
http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoringtrinomials.htm
http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/factoring/trinomial/pg3.htm
Salman Khan has two good videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOZTe8jU2g4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISPxJ6JXT8o&feature=relmfu