## Key Concepts

**Use the FOIL method for multiplying two binomials.**

Step 1. Multiply the **First** terms. | |

Step 2. Multiply the **Outer** terms. | |

Step 3. Multiply the **Inner** terms. | |

Step 4. Multiply the **Last** terms. | |

Step 5. Combine like terms, when possible. | |

**Multiplying Two Binomials:** To multiply binomials, use the:- Distributive Property
- FOIL Method
- Vertical Method

**Multiplying a Trinomial by a Binomial:** To multiply a trinomial by a binomial, use the:- Distributive Property
- Vertical Method

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