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Factoring II

The Power of Algebra



Genre: Educational

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988

Duration: 00:14:32

Subjects: Educational films | Mathematics | Algebra | Fighter pilots | Airplanes


  • Stringer, David Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Coffman, Bob Interviewee


This episode of the series “The Power of Algebra” from 1988 teaches students how to simplify quadratic equations by finding the common factors. It also includes an interview with Captain Bob Coffman, a fighter pilot with the Louisiana Air National Guard, who discusses how he uses algebra when flying an airplane. Host: David Stringer