Imagine your younger relative, of middle school age, was taking an algebra course and asked for your help, how would you teach the multiplication of polynomials to him/her?
First define polynomial multiplication basic principles to your younger relative.
There are two basic principles that come to play when multiplying polynomials:
1. When multiplying two polynomials, use the distributive property until every term of one polynomial is multiplied by every term of the other polynomial ...