Adding Polynomials

Adding Polynomials

Author: Kara Arndt

At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to add polynomials by combining like terms.

Polynomials are simply monomials separated by addition and subtraction signs.  They can be manipulated, such as adding and subtracting them by combining terms with like variables and exponents.

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Addition of Polynomials

Putting polynomials in descending order, then putting them in column form to add like terms.

Source: Homer Colunga, WEHS