A handy way to remember how to multiply two binomials.

It stands for "First, Outer, Inner, Last"

It is the sum of:

· multiplying the

· multiplying the

· multiplying the

· multiplying the

Example: (a+b)(c+d) = ac + ad + bc + bd

It stands for "First, Outer, Inner, Last"

It is the sum of:

· multiplying the

**First**terms,· multiplying the

**Outer**terms,· multiplying the

**Inner**terms, and· multiplying the

**Last**termsExample: (a+b)(c+d) = ac + ad + bc + bd

See: Binomial

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