More Lessons for Grade 9
Videos, worksheets, games and activities to help Algebra students learn about polynomials and operations on polynomials. What is a polynomial? How to add and subtract polynomials?
What is a term?
A term can be a number, a variable, a product of numbers and/or variables, or a quotient of numbers and/or variables. For example, 5x, -2ab2
, 1/3, 4x-2
What is a monomial?
A monomial is a real number and/or the product of variables with nonnegative exponents. For example, 5x, -2ab2
What is a polynomial?
A polynomial is a monomial or a sum of monomials. (Remember subtraction can be written as addition).
A monomial is a polynomial with one term.
A binomial is a polynomial with two terms.
A trinomial is a polynomial with three terms.
Introduction to Polynomials
What's a Term in a Polynomial?
Polynomials are those expressions that have variables raised to all sorts of powers and multiplied by all types of numbers. When you work with polynomials you need to know a bit of vocabulary, and one of the words you need to feel comfortable with is "term". So check out this tutorial, where you'll learn exactly what a "term" in a polynomial is all about.
Types of Polynomials
The following lesson looks at the different types of polynomials: monomials, binomials and trinomials.
Degree Naming, Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
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