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Why I Hate FOIL

Let's use our imagination a bit. Picture yourself in math class (Algebra I to be exact), minding your own business, having fun playing with the axioms (aka rules) of algebra, and then one day your teacher drops this bomb on you: "Expand (x+3)(x-1)" And you might be thinking, "woah now, where did come from?" It makes sense that this would shock... read more

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Distributive Property

Distributive Property The Distributive Property is a useful algebra property that simplifies multiplication. Before we define the Distributive property, let us first revisit Commutativity. Commutativity is an algebra property that says that changing the order with which a computation is done does not change the end result. Commutativity applies mostly to addition and multiplication... read more

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