Factor your algebra problems step-by-step
Just enter the expression into the box above and hit Factor!
If you want to enter exponents, you can use the carat symbol (^) or two times symbols (**). So, if you wanted to express x², you would enter x^2 or x**2. Apart from that, you can enter any algebra problem just as you see it in your textbook. For detailed information on how to enter problems, please also see our FAQ.
If you move the cursor over the explanations, you will get detailed information on what parts of the equations were transformed and how. The explanations are organized hierarchically, meaning that if you want more details on how we solved the problem, you would simply follow the hierarchy.
If you need help interpreting the solution, please also check out our FAQ: Interpreting the Solution
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