Ch 7: Properties of Polynomials

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to learn about graphing and polynomials. These video lessons are short and engaging and make learning easy!

Properties of Polynomials - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Polynomials are really quite simple to work with, as you may already know. The rules that dictate what a polynomial is also keep them simple. However, that doesn't mean that you don't have to study them or learn the important aspects of working with them. That's why we have put together some lessons on polynomials.

To work with polynomials, you need to understand some basics. Let our lessons teach you how to add, subtract and multiply polynomials. Learn the importance of combining like terms, so you can get the polynomial down to its simplest form.

Dividing polynomials can be done a couple ways, so it is helpful to understand both processes. We have lessons covering the division of polynomials using long division and ones that cover using synthetic division. You will get to watch practice problems being solved to ensure that you don't get lost or confused by the process. You can also work out the practice problems yourself, so you can be sure you understand the concepts that you have learned.

If you are interested in learning more about graphing, then let us teach you about graphing cubics, quartics, quintics and other types of polynomial functions. You'll find our lessons are quite helpful in clearing up any confusion you may have had in the past or helping you to learn new concepts, if you are approaching a concept you have never learned about before. All our video lessons are taught by subject matter experts and edited by experienced video professionals. Thanks for watching!

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