What Does FOIL in Math Mean? Video


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What does the 'O' stand for in FOIL?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a binomial?


What would you multiply together first using the FOIL method in the following example:

(x + 2)(x + 11)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of the meaning of FOIL and your ability to apply the method to practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions assess knowledge of:

  • Binomials
  • The steps in the FOIL method
  • Application of the FOIL method

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the O in FOIL stands for
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about which terms go inside an example when using the FOIL method
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the FOIL method

Additional Learning

What does FOIL in Math Mean? is a lesson that will help you learn more about how to use the FOIL method. Covered objectives include:

  • Understand the meaning of the acronym FOIL
  • Define variable
  • Know which equation types can be solved with FOIL