Here is an example of how to multiply polynomials using special rules. Remember to read the lesson on this topic. Basic steps to follow: 1. First only certain special multiplication patterns will have a rule- example (a + b)(a – b) 2. Once you determined the special pattern apply the…

# Category: Polynomial Multiplication Special Rules

## Polynomial Multiplication Special Rules

Of course when faced with multiplying two polynomials (binomials) you can just use the F.O.I.L. method and call it a day. However recognizing that you are multiplying binomials with the following pattern (a + b)(a – b), (a + b)(a + b), (a – b)(a – b) can allow…

## Multiplying Polynomials

You know how to multiply numbers but that’s no real fun. If you are looking for a real good time then learn how to multiply polynomials. Once you have the various methods to multiply polynomials down your algebra life will be wonderful! Just on a serious note you MUST know…