Dismantle the multiplying polynomials terror! How to multiply them in 10 minutes

Polynomials. Say what? Pollywog? Polly Pocket?
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Nope. Rolly Pollies? Again, I say, “Nada!” Multiplying Polynomials have the potential to intimidate our kids. Just the word. Just the word alone. So, let’s start with a couple of pictures:

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In less than ten minutes, Dirk, bit by bit, dismantles the illusory terror of the polynomials and shows us how to multiply them! Using the visual algebra tiles on Brainingcamp, and combining precise language, supplies many supports!

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MFM Authors

Matthew Lyda

Matthew Lyda

Multisensory Math Specialist

Matthew is a Blue Belt in Shotokan Karate, a happy husband, wilderness lover, drummer, and a voracious reader! He works with students one:one as well as in group classes. 

Dirk Broadhead

Dirk Broadhead

Multisensory Math Specialist

Dirk is a student at Utah State University pursuing a degree in Statistics. He enjoys playing any sport, exploring the outdoors, reading and playing the piano. He works with students one:one.