We can use the area of a rectangle to explain how you multiply a
polynomial by a monomial.
Find the area of this rectangle.
This method is called the distributive property. The
distributive property shows us how to write an expression in a
With variables and numbers:
We can use the area of another rectangle to explain what happens
when you multiply two binomials.
The area of the rectangle can be calculated by the use of the
Video lesson: Expand the expression