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Adding, Subtracting and Multiplying Polynomials

Exponent Properties :
Rule: Example
and  
Adding/ Subtracting Polynomials :
To add two polynomials , simply
add like terms
Use commutative
property to get like terms
together.
To Subtract two polynomials ,
change all subtraction to
addition, and then add like
terms
. Don’t forget to
distribute the negative !
 
Distribute your
negative
!
Multiplying polynomials :
Monomial by monomial : Use the
commutative property and the properties
for exponents
Monomial by any other polynomial: just
use the distributive property and the
rules for exponents
FOIL method (for two binomials only ):
First, Outside, Inside, Last
Combine like terms
Column method (for other polynomials):
Line up like long multiplication, but work
from left to right and line up like terms.
Line up like terms,
Add

Simplify the following polynomials using the properties and examples above:

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