###### Algorithm1.1.5The Process for Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

- Simplify
Simplify the equation using distribution and by combining like terms.

- Isolate
Move all terms onto one side of the equation so that the other side has \(0\text{.}\)

- Factor
Factor the quadratic expression.

- Apply the Zero Product Property
Apply the Zero Product Property.

- Solve
Solve the equation(s) that result after the zero product property was applied.