Polynomials

Luke Hebert, 2nd Hour

Vocabulary:

  • Polynomials- a monomial or a sum of monomials.


  • Factor by Grouping- to factor a polynomial with four terms by grouping, factor common monomials from pairs of terms, and then look for common binomial factor.


  • Quadratic Form - the form ax2 + bx + c= 0 where a (does not) = 0.


  • Polynomial Long Division- a method used to divide polynomials similar to the way you divide numbers.


  • Synthetic Division- a method used to divide a polynomial by a divisor of the form x - k.

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Exponent Challenge Problem

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Adding/Subtracting Polynomials

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Multiplying Polynomials

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Dividing Polynomials using Long Division

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Synthetic Division

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Adding/Subtracting Polynomial Real Life Example

Algebra 1: 8.1 Notes: Example 7 - Using Adding/Subtracting Polynomials in Real-Life

Works Cited

Stapel, Elizabeth. "Polynomial Long Division: Examples." Purplemath. Available from

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/polydiv3.htm. Accessed 20 January 2016

Burger, Edward B., David J. Chard, and Paul A. Kennedy. Algebra 2. Orlando, FL: Holt McDougal, 2012. Holt McDougal Online. Web.