# Multiplication of Polynomials Activity 1

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# Activity No # 1 - Multiplication of Polynomials

15 to 20 minutes

## Materials/ Resources needed

1. Algebra Tiles activity sheet ,
2. Algebra tiles

## Prerequisites/Instructions, if any

Knowledge Of the terms monomial, binomial, trinomial, polynomial, term, degree, base, exponent, coefficient

## Process (How to do the activity)

1. Demonstrate multiplying polynomials using algebra tiles, as shown in above video :

(x x 1)(x + 6) = x2 + 7x + 6

1. Distribute algebra tiles and copies of the Multiplying Polynomials Using Algebra Tiles

activity sheet. Instruct students to model each expression with the tiles, draw the model, simplify the expression, and write the simplified answer.

## Evaluation (Questions for assessment of the child)

1. Draw a model of the multiplication of two binomials. Simplify your expression.
2. Explain why (2x)(3x) = 6x and not 6x.

1. Video
2. Discussion