ACT Math : How to use the grid method for FOIL

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ACT Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Use The Grid Method For Foil

The expression  is equivalent to:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Use the grid method to FOIL.

Foil

Combine the like terms.

Example Question #1151 : Algebra

Which of the following is the product of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Using FOIL which stands for the multiplication process between the Firsts, Outers, Inners, and Lasts, we end up with the expression 

.

From there, combine the like terms  to get .

Therefore the product becomes,

Example Question #2642 : Act Math

The expression  is equivalent to __________.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

This question is asking you to multiply two binomials. You can use the grid method for FOIL.

Foil

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