Students understand that the sum or difference of two polynomials produces another polynomial and relate polynomials to the system of integers; students add and subtract polynomials.
A monomial is a polynomial expression generated using only the multiplication operator (__×__). Thus, it does not contain + or – operators. Monomials are written with numerical factors multiplied together and variable or other symbols each occurring one time (using exponents to condense multiple instances of the same variable)
A polynomial is the sum (or difference) of monomials.
The degree of a monomial is the sum of the exponents of the variable symbols that appear in the monomial.
The degree of a polynomial is the degree of the monomial term with the highest degree.
1. Must the sum of three polynomials again be a polynomial?
2. Find (w2 - w +1) + (w3 - 2w2 +99)
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