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# Multiplying binomials review

A binomial is a polynomial with two terms. For example, $x-2$ and $x-6$ are both binomials. In this article, we'll review how to multiply these binomials.

### Example 1

**Expand the expression.**

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property again.

*Notice the pattern. We multiplied each term in the first binomial by each term in the second binomial.*

Simplify.

### Example 2

**Expand the expression.**

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property again.

*Notice the pattern. We multiplied each term in the first binomial by each term in the second binomial.*

Simplify:

*Want to learn more about multiplying binomials? Check out this video.*

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