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Presentations / Mathematics / Multiply two polynomials using the FOIL method, Box method and the distributive property

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Objective The student will be able to:

multiply two polynomials using the FOIL method, Box method and the distributive property.

SOL: A.2b

Designed by Skip Tyler, Varina High School

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The best part about it is that they are all the same! Huh? Whaddaya mean?

It’s all about how you write it…Here they are!

Distributive Property

FOIL

Box Method

Sit back, relax (but make sure to write this down), and I’ll show ya!

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1) Multiply. (2x + 3)(5x + 8)

Using the distributive property, multiply 2x(5x + 8) + 3(5x + 8).

10x2 + 16x + 15x + 24

Combine like terms.

10x2 + 31x + 24

A shortcut of the distributive property is called the FOIL method.

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The FOIL method is ONLY used when you multiply 2 binomials. It is an acronym and tells you which terms to multiply. 2) Use the FOIL method to multiply the following binomials: (y + 3)(y + 7).

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(y + 3)(y + 7). F tells you to multiply the FIRST terms of each binomial.

y2

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(y + 3)(y + 7). O tells you to multiply the OUTER terms of each binomial.

y2 + 7y

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(y + 3)(y + 7). I tells you to multiply the INNER terms of each binomial.

y2 + 7y + 3y

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(y + 3)(y + 7). L tells you to multiply the LAST terms of each binomial.

y2 + 7y + 3y + 21

Combine like terms.

y2 + 10y + 21

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Remember, FOIL reminds you to multiply the:

First terms

Outer terms

Inner terms

Last terms

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The third method is the Box Method. This method works for every problem!

Here’s how you do it. Multiply (3x – 5)(5x + 2)

Draw a box. Write a polynomial on the top and side of a box. It does not matter which goes where.

This will be modeled in the next problem along with FOIL.

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