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## Algebra basics (ASL)

### Course: Algebra basics (ASL) > Unit 7

Lesson 2: Multiplying binomials (ASL)- Multiplying monomials by polynomials
- Multiply monomials by polynomials
- Multiplying monomials by polynomials review
- Multiplying binomials: area model
- Multiplying binomials intro
- Multiply binomials intro
- Multiplying binomials (ASL)
- Multiply binomials
- Multiplying binomials review

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# Multiplying binomials review

A binomial is a polynomial with two terms. For example, x, minus, 2 and x, minus, 6 are both binomials. In this article, we'll review how to multiply these binomials.

### Example 1

**Expand the expression.**

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property again.

*Notice the pattern. We multiplied each term in the first binomial by each term in the second binomial.*

Simplify.

### Example 2

**Expand the expression.**

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property again.

*Notice the pattern. We multiplied each term in the first binomial by each term in the second binomial.*

Simplify:

*Want to learn more about multiplying binomials? Check out this video.*

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