MORE COMPLICATED FOIL
LESSON READTHROUGH
by Dr. Carol JVF Burns (website creator)
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 PRACTICE (online exercises and printable worksheets)

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To practice with simpler FOIL problems, check out Basic FOIL.
EXAMPLES:
Simplify:
$(2x+3)(x1)$
Answer:
2x^2 + x  3
Note:
Input exponents using the ‘ ^ ’ key.
Write your answer in the most conventional way.
Simplify:
$(x3)(x+4)$
Answer:
x^2 + 7x  12
Master the ideas from this section
by practicing the exercise at the bottom of this page.
When you're done practicing, move on to:
Simplifying $\,(a+b)^2\,$ and $\,(ab)^2$
Answers must be written in the most conventional way:
$\,x^2\,$ term first, $\,x\,$ term next, constant term last.
Note: Key in exponents using the ‘ ^ ’ key.