How do you find the following product #(8y+ 3)^2#?
Use the FOIL method to get
The FOIL method is the easiest way to simplify any expressionxx which involve squaring binomials. First, I write it out like this:
Next, use the FOIL method. Each letter represents the numbers you need to multiply
F: First numbers.
O: Outside numbers.
I: Inside numbers.
L: Last numbers.
Then, simplify. This usually involves adding the "O" and the "I" products together, resulting in the answer: