# Ch 6: Exponents & Polynomials: College Algebra Lesson Plans

The Exponents and Polynomials chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about exponent properties, synthetic division, rational exponents and more. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Exponents and Polynomials chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What Are the Five Main Exponent Properties?;
How to Define a Zero and Negative Exponent
Explanations and examples of the five exponent properties;
Tips for understanding the negative exponent property
Tuesday How to Simplify Expressions with Exponents;
Rational Exponents
Practice problems for simplifying exponents;
The process of rewriting rational exponents
Wednesday Simplifying Expressions with Rational Exponents;
How to Graph Cubics, Quartics, Quintics and Beyond
Review and examples of exponents;
The differences between local maximum and local minimums
Thursday How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials;
How to Divide Polynomials with Long Division
Tips for organizing similar terms;
An explanation of this process
Friday How to Use Synthetic Division to Divide Polynomials;
Dividing Polynomials with Long and Synthetic Division: Practice Problems
Two methods of writing synthetic division;
A look at examples of this process

10 Lessons in Chapter 6: Exponents & Polynomials: College Algebra Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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