Study Guide

Polynomials Topics

Exponents

If you're still not sure what exponents are, feel free to travel back in time to our handy...

Defining Polynomials

It's been a while since we mentioned them, and now your brain is in a total "exponent" zone. It's...

Evaluating Polynomials

Evaluating a polynomial is like evaluating any other expression. We substitute the given value(s)...

Combining Polynomials

To add polynomials, all we do is combine like terms in the same way as we would with any other...

Multiplying Polynomials

Multiplying polynomials involves using the distributive property. A lot. We'll start with the...

Factoring Polynomials

Introduction to Polynomial Equations

There are two different definitions of a polynomial equation that show up in books, on websites,...

In the Real World

Earth-shattering fact: scientists use math. Some mathematicians even use science. Too bad more of...