Multiplying Polynomials In this case, both polynomials have two terms. You need to distribute both terms of one polynomial times both terms of the other polynomial. One way to keep track of your distributive property is to Use the FOIL method. Note that this method only works on F First terms O Outside terms I Inside terms L Last terms As mentioned above, use the distributive property until every term of one polynomial is multiplied times every term of the other polynomial. Make sure that you simplify your answer by combining any like terms.

A literal equation differs from other equations because you are not solving for a specific value for a specific variable. I. Solve for b. This is the formula for the area off triangle. As with the problem shown earlier, this equation is solved for A. To solve for b, you should start by multiplying both sides by 2 to get rid of the fraction. Now to have b by itself, divide by sides by h. It. Solve for h. This is the formula for the volume off cylinder. To solve for h, you will need to divide both sides by and . Multiplying polynomials By ephemerals