# Welcome to Polynomials

### short, medium, and long oh my!

Ethan Sledge and Bryan Reed, 1st hour

## Introduction

Polynomials are algebraic expressions with more than two terms.

## Key Terms

**Polynomial** - is a monomial or the sum of monomials

**Degree**- the power of the exponent

**Standard Form of a polynomial** - has the terms in descending order by degree

**Degree of a polynomial** - is the largest degree of any term of the polynomial

**Base and exponent** - 74, 7 is the base; 4 Is the exponent

## Exponent

## Exponent challenge problem

## Adding/Subtracting Polynomials

## Multiplying Polynomials

## Dividing Polynomials using Long Division

## Synthetic Division

## Video adding and subtracting polynomials

## Citations

Stapel, Elizabeth. "Synthetic Division: The Process."

__Purplemath__. Available from__http://www.purplemath.com/modules/synthdiv.htm__. Accessed 21 January 2016Video:

"Example 4: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials." *Khan Academy*. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2016.