### All Algebra 1 Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #81 : Distributive Property

Simplify the following expression: .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to simplify the above expression, we can use the FOIL Method (First, Outer, Inner, Last) to multiply the elements of the expression and add the results. Given , then:

First:

Outer:

Inner:

Last:

Thus, by FOIL:

### Example Question #82 : How To Use Foil In The Distributive Property

Simplify the following expression: .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to simplify the above expression, we can use the FOIL Method (First, Outer, Inner, Last) to multiply the elements of the expression and add the results. Given , then:

First:

Outer:

Inner:

Last:

Thus, by FOIL:

### Example Question #82 : Distributive Property

Simplify the following expression: .

**Possible Answers:**

None of the above

**Correct answer:**

In order to simplify the above expression, we can use the FOIL Method (First, Outer, Inner, Last) to multiply the elements of the expression and add the results. Given , then:

First:

Outer:

Inner:

Last:

Thus, by FOIL:

### Example Question #81 : How To Use Foil In The Distributive Property

**Expand**

**Possible Answers:**

2

**Correct answer:**

To expand this set of binomials we need to FOIL the terms. FOIL is the multiplication steps that need to be applied to a set of binomials.

**F**irst:

**O**uter:

**I**nner:

**L**ast:

**Solution:**

### Example Question #84 : Distributive Property

Simplify:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Use the FOIL method to simplify this expression.

The answer is:

### Example Question #82 : How To Use Foil In The Distributive Property

Simplify the following expression: .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

First:

Outer:

Inner:

Last:

Thus, by FOIL:

### Example Question #85 : Distributive Property

Simplify the following expression: .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

First:

Outer:

Inner:

Last:

Thus, by FOIL:

### Example Question #86 : Distributive Property

Simplify the following expression: .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

First:

Outer:

Inner:

Last:

Thus, by FOIL:

### Example Question #87 : Distributive Property

Multiply. Select the answer that is equivalent to this expression.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

2x, (x+1), and (x-1) are separate factors being multiplied, so it doesn't matter what order you multiply them together. I choose to multiply (x+1) and (x-1) first.

### Example Question #83 : How To Use Foil In The Distributive Property

Multiply. Select the answer that is equivalent to this expression.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Following the pattern of FOIL, we muliply each element of each polynomial with each other and add them together:

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