Algebraic Expressions and Functional Notation
Simplifying Polynomial Expressions
 Like terms terms with the same variables and the same exponent.
Examples: 6x & 7x are like terms
Combine the like terms:
Combine the like terms of 4x & 7x
Answer
Combine the like terms of 6t, 2t & 5 , 9
Answer
Multiplying Polynomial Expressions
 Monomials are one term polynomials. Example: 6c
 Binomials are two term polynomials. Example: 4x  5
 Trinomials are three term polynomials. Example:
 A polynomial is a mathematical expression involving the sum of a number of terms. The terms are separated by + &  signs.
A monomial times a polynomial
Do the distributive property. Combine like terms if needed.
multiply
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Multiplying two binomials (F.O.I.L.)
Examples: Multiply the following binomials
Multiply the first term of each binomial.
Multiply the outside term of each binomial.
multiply the inside of each binomial.
Multiply the last term of each binomial.
Combine like terms if needed.
The Square of a binomial
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