does anybody know what foil stands for in math terms for algebra?

it has to do w/ multiplying to binomials together. front. outiside. inside . last

First, Outer, Inner, Last: when multiplying two binomials together.

algebra, to multiply two binomials, a method is defined called as FOIL method. FOIL stands for "first, outer, inner and last term". Here, First means initial terms of each binomial are multiplied together.