Multiplying 2 polynomials

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In this lesson, you will learn how to multiply two polynomials using different methods. The instructor demonstrates the box method and the traditional way of writing out each term, and explains how to add the like terms correctly. The lesson also shows how to use the box method to multiply trinomials and binomials with polynomials of any number of terms. By the end of this lesson, you will have a solid understanding of how to multiply two polynomials.

Lesson Description:

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?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    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.