Multiplying Polynomials Lesson

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In this section, we review how to multiply two or more polynomials together. When we are multiplying polynomials, we must have a good understanding of our commutative,
associative, and distributive properties, along with our rules for exponents. When we multiply a monomial by a polynomial that is not a monomial,
we simply use the distributive property. We distribute the monomial to each term of the polynomial and simplify. When we multiply two polynomials
together and neither is a monomial, the work becomes more tedious. We will still use our distributive property and distribute each term from the
first polynomial to each term of the second polynomial. When we encounter the product of two binomials, we can use a special technique known as FOIL.
FOIL stands for First Terms, Outer Terms, Inside Terms, and Last Terms. In most situations, the Outer and Inner terms can be combined, as they will
be like terms. Lastly, when we multiply more than two polynomials, we find the product of any two first, and then multiply the result by any additional
polynomials in the multiplication problem.

Multiplying Polynomials Resources:

Videos:

Khan Academy - Video
Khan Academy - Video
Virtual Nerd - Video
Text Lessons:

Purple Math - Text Lesson
Math is Fun - Text Lesson
MESACC EDU - Text Lesson
Worksheets:

Kuta - Worksheet
MESACC EDU - Worksheet
Khan Academy - Practice
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