Definition of

FOIL Method

FOIL Method
A handy way to remember how to multiply two binomials.

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 terms

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

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