Multiplying 2 polynomials

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Shows how to mulitply two polynomials with any number of terms using the box method and other methods

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you multiply two polynomials?
  • How is multiplying polynomials like multiplying large numbers?
  • How do you multiply (2x + 3)(5x - 7)?
  • What are some methods for multiplying polynomials?
  • What is the box method for multiplying polynomials?
  • How do you multiply (3x-2)(4x-5) using long multiplication and writing the solution from left to right?
  • How do you multiply two polynomials using a box?
  • How do you multiply (3x^2 - x + 5)(2x - 7) using the box method?
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    This video starts with a review of long multiplication of two-digit numbers using 3 different methods. These same methods are used to multiply polynomials. The box method of multiplying polynomials is shown using several examples in this lesson. This is a great way to learn how to multiply polynomials.