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An abbreviation for "Same Opposite Always Positive" used in math to simplify the process of factoring polynomials.

SOAP refers to whether the sign before a variable should be positive or negative.
(a^3+b^3) = (a+b)(a^2-ab+b^2)
(a^3-b^3) = (a-b)(a^2+ab+b^2)

Wayne, are you ready for the math test next period?
Aw man! I'm such a chode stroker, I never learned how to use soap. I'm going to fail!
by BillyGile August 23, 2010

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