# Multiplying Polynomials and Factoring for the GED

# Nothing New

Somethings never change! Remember the step-by-step process you learned for multiplying large numbers back in elementary school? Turns out that multiplying polynomials is basically the same process.

## LEARN IT

When multiplying polynomials, each term in the first grouping multiplies with each term in the second grouping. Finally, make sure that you simplify your final answer by combining any like terms.

**Check out the videos at the bottom of this lesson for some worked example problems!**

**Check out the videos at the bottom of this lesson for some worked example problems!**

## PRACTICE IT

Practice a mix of multiplication with monomials, binomials, trinomials, plus squaring binomials on this Kuta Software worksheet.

How is this skill really going to come up on the GED? Well, in a lot of ways as it turns out. Check them out on this worksheet.

## WORKED EXAMPLES

MathABILITY (Beginning)

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MathABILITY (Experienced)

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MathABILITY (Advanced)

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