# Factoring Quadratics When the Coefficient a Does Not Equal 1: The Box Method

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Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: quadratics, factor, factoring, polynomials, factoring polynomials, factoring quadratics, box method, mathematics, algebra, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, coefficients
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