Dr. Carol Burns' "Basic FOIL"

Read this page. This reading explains a mnemonic for multiplying binomials, known as FOIL, which stands for First, Outer, Inner, Last, the order in which the terms are multiplied. Practice the basic binomial multiplication problems on this page in order to gain mastery and to be able to do these types of problems quickly.

Click on the "new problem" button at the end of the reading to try a practice problem, and check your answer. Continue this process by clicking on "new problem" five times. You can also create a worksheet of five problems by clicking on the button at the bottom of the page titled "Click Here for a Randomly Generated Worksheet and Answers." The answers will be provided at the end of the worksheet.