How to Multiply Binomials & Combine Like Terms?

Answer Binomials are algebraic expressions with two terms, e.g., 2x^2 + 4, read as two x squared plus four. Typically, binomials are written in parenthetical notation and the entire quantity is then raise... Read More »

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How to Multiply Binomials?

Squaring or cubing binomials is just an extension of FOILing.

How to Multiply Binomials Using the FOIL Method?

The FOIL (First Outside, Inside, Last) method is used to multiply two binomials in parenthesis. For example, (2x - 7)(5x + 3) is multiplied to get 10x2 - 29x - 21.

How to Multiply Exponential Terms?

An exponential term is a mathematical figure that raises a value by a certain power. For instance, if you have the number 2 raised by an exponential term of 3, you would have a total of 8, since 2 ... Read More »

How to Combine Like Terms?

Combining like terms is one of the most important "skill" to master in Algebra. Without it knowing how to combine like terms it is impossible to learn algebra or any higher level Math.