The FOIL method. No, not aluminum foil! The FOIL method stands for First, Outer, Inner, and Last. It's a popular way multiply two binomials together. This tutorial makes the FOIL method a breeze!
Combining like terms together is a key part of simplifying mathematical expressions, so check out this tutorial to see how you can easily pick out like terms from an expression
If you learn about algebra, then you'll see polynomials everywhere! In this tutorial, you'll learn the definition of a polynomial and see some of the common names for certain polynomials.
Polynomials are those expressions that have variables raised to all sorts of powers and multiplied by all types of numbers. When you work with polynomials you need to know a bit of vocabulary, and one of the words you need to feel comfortable with is 'term'. So check out this tutorial, where you'll learn exactly what a 'term' in a polynomial is all about.
Looking for practice using the FOIL method? This tutorial delivers! It takes you step-by-step through the FOIL method as you multiply together to binomials.
Ever played tic-tac-toe? Well this method of multiplying two polynomials together revisits that game! In this tutorial, you'll see a fun alternative to the FOIL method. Learn how to set up a tic-tac-toe grid and use it to find the product of two polynomials!
Word problems allow you to see the real world uses of math! In this tutorial, learn how to find the area of a quilt using binomials as the measurement of each side. Use the FOIL method to multiply those binomials together and get your answer!