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A polynomial consists of constants, variables and exponents. Polynomials are named based on the number of terms they have. Polynomials with 1 term are called monomials. Those with 2 terms are called binomials, and the ones with 3 terms are called trinomials.

- 1.Determine the number of terms and the name for each of the expression.a)$- 5{y^2}$b)$2{x^2} + 4x + 6$c)$- 7.3$d)$y^3 + ay + nx - x^2$
- 2.Find the degree and number of terms for each of the following expression.a)$2xy - 3{y^2} + 6$b)$4{a^3} + a$c)$- 4$
- 3.Write the expression for each set of the algebra tiles.a)

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- 4.Peter wants to buy some comic books and magazines. A bookstore sells comic books for $12 each and magazines for $8 each.a)Write an expression to represent the money Peter needs to spend on both comic books and magazines.b)How much does Peter need to spend if he wants 9 comic books and 3 magazines?c)Write a new expression for Peter’s expenditure on books if the bookstore raises the price of a comic book to $15 and a magazine to $10.

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Introduction to Polynomials

16.1

Characteristics of polynomials

16.2

Equivalent expressions of polynomials

16.3

Adding and subtracting polynomials

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