Multiplying Polynomials 4

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Lesson Description:

Part 4 of Multiplying Polynomials covers how to multiply a binomial by a binomial using the FOIL method and a Smiley Face Method.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you multiply two binomials?
  • What are some methods for multiplying binomials?
  • What is the FOIL method for multiplying binomials?
  • What is the smiley face method for multiplying binomials?
  • How do you multiply (2x - 3)(5x + 9) using the FOIL method and the smiley face method?
  • What does FOIL stand for?
  • How do you multiply (7x - 3)(2x + 3) using the FOIL method and the smiley face method?
  • How do you multiply (4x - 5)(2x + 3) using the FOIL method and the smiley face method?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    The FOIL and smiley face methods are explained and used to multiply binomials in this lesson. These methods are very common for multiplying binomials, but they do not work for larger polynomials. This is a great tutorial for these methods.
  • mvgbydarth

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    Very mathematically correct and explains the details... great for my kids!