# Foiling the Parrot Beak

- Author:
- Jaime Dianzon, Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Algebra, Multiplication

## How do you foil the parrot beak?

## OBJECTIVE: To learn how to multiply two binomials

In a previous lesson, you learned how to multiply a monomial by a polynomial and divide a polynomial by a monomial.

*Sharing the Booty:*https://www.geogebra.org/m/x8adhm2g In this lesson, you'll learn how to multiply two binomials using the Parrot Beak Method or the FOIL Method.## Watch this video to learn how to multiply two binomials.

## TRY IT YOURSELF ...

The applet below will drill you on multiplying two binomials.
On a separate sheet of paper, multiply the binomials you see on the applet.
Be sure to simplify your expression afterward.
Enter this expression into the input box provided. (Enter "x^2" to show ).
If you enter the correct expression, you'll see a big "

*CORRECT !!!*" sign appear. Otherwise, you'll have to redo your multiplication. Repeat as many times as needed to master the concept.
Below is a set of problems that require you to find the product of two binomials.
First, solve the problems on scratch paper. Then check the Answer Box below for the correct answers.

## Product of Two Binomials

## ANSWER BOX:

Check out the answers to the above problems here.

## TODAY you learned how to multiply two binomials.

In future lessons, you'll learn how to multiply other types of polynomials. Did you ENJOY your lesson today?