# Ch 10: ELM Test - Algebra: Polynomials

Review algebraic polynomials in preparation for the ELM, CSU's math placement exam. Video lessons and quizzes cover binomials, polynomials and quadratics.

## ELM Algebra: Polynomials - Chapter Summary

Prepare for the ELM math by watching these online video lessons. Then test your knowledge with an online interactive quiz. Topics covered in this chapter include:

• How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials
• Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method
• How to Divide Polynomials
• How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring
• How to Complete the Square
• How to Use the Quadratic Formula

Each lesson explains these concepts in the relatable terms and uses real world examples to make the concepts easy to understand.

## ELM Objectives

The ELM is a math proficiency exam required for all incoming students to schools in the California State University system. You can learn more about the topics on the ELM here.

The lessons in this chapter cover the Algebraic Polynomials objectives of the ELM Math. Algebra comprises about 35% of the whole exam. The lessons in this chapter best address the 'perform polynomial arithmetic' objectives. Other chapters in this course address other objectives in the exam including:

• Evaluate and interpret algebraic expressions
• Express relationships among quantities using variables
• Use properties of exponents
• Solve linear equations
• Solve linear inequalities
• Solve quadratic and rational equations

Mastering the concepts in this chapter can help prepare you for the ELM Math.

16 Lessons in Chapter 10: ELM Test - Algebra: Polynomials
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
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