When multiplying polynomials together we want to make sure that every term of one polynomial, gets multiplied by every term in the second polynomial. If we have a monomial (one term) multiplied by a polynomial, the multiplication process is just the distributive property. Use the product rule when multiplying the same variables. If we have two binomials multiplied together we can use FOIL to ensure that we multiply the First, Outside, Inside, and Last terms together. If we have larger polynomials being multiplied together it is useful to organize into a table, or stack them on top of one another.
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