Arithmetic with polynomials

Learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and even divide polynomials.
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Learn how to add and subtract two polynomials to obtain another polynomial. For instance, express (3x^3+2x-1)+(2x^4-x^3+7x) as a polynomial in standard form.

Learn how to multiply two polynomials to obtain another polynomial. For instance, express (2x^2+5)*(x^3-2x+6) as a polynomial in standard form.

The polynomial remainder theorem allows us to easily determine whether a linear expression is a factor of a given polynomial. Learn exactly what the theorem means, practice using it, and learn about its proof.