Algebraic Expressions and Functional Notation

Simplifying Polynomial Expressions

Examples: 6x & 7x are like terms

Combine the like terms:

Combine the like terms of 4x & -7x

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Combine the like terms of -6t, 2t & 5 , -9

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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

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Do the distributive property. Combine like terms if needed.

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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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