Polynomials

Dwain Varisco Jr., Ross Scelfo; 2nd Hour

Introduction

A polynomial is a mathematical problem consisting of multiple variables.

Vocabulary

Coefficient- A numerical or constant quantity placed before and multiplying the variable in an algebraic expression.


Variable- not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to change.


Exponent- a quantity in representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression.


Synthetic Division- a simplified procedure for dividing a polynomial by a linear polynomial.


Long Division- a method used to divide polynomials.

Exponent Challenge Problem

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Properties of Exponents : Power of a Quotient Property

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Dividing Polynomials by Long Division

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Synthetic Division

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Synthetic Division - A Shortcut for Long Division!

Works Cited

"Holt McDougal Online." Holt McDougal Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2016.
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