Unformatted text preview: 6 are unlike terms. • Algebraic expressions are also called polynomials. Polynomials are expressions in which terms are added or subtracted. • Simple polynomials have special names based on the number of terms found in the polynomial Name Number of Terms Example Monomial 1 4 3 x Binomial 2 y x 5 3 4 + Trinomial 3 7 6 2 2 +-x x • Polynomials can be added or subtracted. This is done by adding or subtracting like terms. Combining like terms is called simplifying....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course MTH 110 taught by Professor Helenius during the Fall '08 term at Grand Valley State.
- Fall '08