Multiplying Polynomials 3

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Part 3 of Multiplying Polynomials covers how to multiply a polynomial by a polynomial using the box method.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you multiply polynomials?
  • What are some methods for multiplying polynomials?
  • What is the box method for multiplying polynomials?
  • How do you multiply two trinomials like (x^2 - 3x + 2)(x^2 - 4x - 6) using the box method?
  • How do you multiply (2x^2 - x + 4)(3x + 1) using the box method?
  • How do you multiply (2x - 3)(5x + 9) using the box method and the vertical long multiplication method?
  • Does it matter if you multiply polynomials using a long rectangle or a tall rectangle?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    The box method of multiplying polynomials is explained in this lesson. All steps involved in this method are explained very well in the several different example problems that are shown in this video.