# Methods of factoring Expressions or Polynomials

There are six fundamental methods of factorization in mathematics to factorize the polynomials (mathematical expressions) mathematically. It is very important to study each method to express the mathematical expressions in factor form. So, let’s learn how to factorize the polynomials with understandable examples.

### Taking out the common factors

Learn how to to factorize the expressions by taking out the common factors.

### Grouping

Learn how to factorise the polynomials by grouping the terms.

### Splitting the Middle term

Learn how to factorize the expressions by splitting the middle term of the trinomials.

### Difference of squares

Learn how to factorise the polynomials by expressing difference of two squares in factor form.

### Sum of two cubes

Learn how to factorize the sum of two cubes as product of two factors.

### Difference of cubes

Learn how to factorize the difference of two cubes as product of two factors.

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