A. Squaring a Binomial (a + b)^{2} = (a + b)(a + b)
 Square the first term. (1st term of answer)
 Multiply the two terms then double. (2nd term of answer)
 Square the last term. (3rd term of answer)


B. Multiplying Two Binomials with Identical Terms in the Form (a + b)(a  b)
 Multiply the two first terms.
 Multiply the two last terms.
 There is no middle term because the product of the inside and outside terms cancel.


