Multiplying Polynomials 2

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you'll learn how to multiply polynomials by polynomials using both the distributive property and a vertical format. The distributive property involves more steps, while the vertical format is quicker and easier for most people. By the end of this lesson, you'll be able to multiply polynomials with ease, and you'll be equipped with multiple methods to choose from.

Lesson Description:

Part 2 of Multiplying Polynomials covers how to multiply a polynomial by a polynomial using the distributive property and a vertical format.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you multiply polynomials?
  • What are some methods for multiplying polynomials?
  • How do you multiply (3x + 5)(4x - 7) using the distributive property?
  • How do you multiply two binomials?
  • What is an easy way to multiply binomials?
  • How can you multiply polynomials using long multiplication?
  • How do you multiply (x - 8)(2x + 1) using vertical long multiplication?
  • How do you multiply (2x^2 - 5x + 1)(3x - 4) using vertical long multiplication?
  • How do you multiply two trinomials like (x^2 - 3x + 2)(x^2 - 4x - 6) using vertical long multiplication?
  • How can you combine like terms when you multiply polynomials?
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    This lesson explains the concept of multiplying polynomials. It starts out with multiplying binomials using the distributive property, then vertical long multiplication is used for polynomials.