Adding and multiplying polynomials

6 videos
4 skills
"Polynomials" sound like a fancy word, but you just have to break down the root words. "Poly" means "many". So we're just talking about "many nomials" and everyone knows what a "nomial" is. Okay, most of us don't. Well, a polynomials has "many" terms. From understanding what a "term" is to basic simplification, addition and subtraction of polynomials, this tutorial will get you very familiar with the world of many "nomials." :)

The parts of polynomial expressions

VIDEO 2:36 minutes
Learn about terms, coefficients, and exponents. The basic ingredients of polynomial expressions!

More examples of addition and subtraction of polynomials

VIDEO 15:59 minutes
If you can't get enough of Sal adding and subtracting polynomials, here's a bunch of many more examples.

Adding and subtracting polynomials with one variable

Practice the addition and subtraction of polynomial expressions with a single variable

Multiplying polynomials example

VIDEO 5:46 minutes
Multiplying Polynomials

Example 3: Multiplying a binomial by a polynomial word problem

VIDEO 4:19 minutes
Find the volume of a tank whose base has an area of 3x^2 + 30x + 5 square feet and whose height is 8x - 5 feet.

Multiplying binomials by polynomials

Use the distributive property to express the product of a binomial and a polynomial as a single polynomial.

Factoring and completing square of higher degree expressions

VIDEO 9:34 minutes
Factoring and completing square of higher degree expressions

Polynomial identities