Polynomials

Cameron White, Jacob D'Arensbourg, Tyton Chiasson

Indroduction to Polynomials


Polynomials consist of:

  • Variables and Coefficients
  • that only involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non negative integers

x2 − 4x + 7 this is a example of a quadratic polynomial

Vocabulary

  • Polynomial: a monomial or the sum of monomial


  • Degree: the power of the exponent


  • Standard form of a Polynomial: has the terms in descending order by degree


  • Degree of a Polynomial: largest degree of any term of the polynomial


  • Monomial: a number, variable, or the product of a number and variable(s)

Exponent Properties

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Dividing Polynomials using Long Divison

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Synethetic Division

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Work Cited

Larson, Ron, Timothy D. Kanold, and Lee Stiff. Heath Algebra 2: An Integrated Approach. Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell, 1998. Print


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