Are you looking for a fast and easy shortcut for multiplying two binomials to share with your kids?

The following video lesson explains how to use the box method and why it is the best way to multiply binomials:

**Learning Standard:**

Know and apply the Binomial Theorem for the expansion of (*x* + *y*)*n* in powers of *x *and *y* for a positive integer *n*, where *x* and *y* are any numbers, with coefficients determined for example by Pascal's Triangle.

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**By Anthony Persico **

*Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's** MashUp Math** and an advisor to Amazon Education's '**With Math I Can**' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my **YouTube channel** . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.*