2.1 – Classifying PolynomialsLearning Target:to classify polynomials, combine like terms, multiply monomials together and multiply a monomial with a polynomial. Toolkit: Multiply powers with the same base (add the exponents) Ex: (𝑥ଷሻሺ𝑥ସሻ ൌDefinitions: Term: a number or a product of a number with one or more variables, which can be raised to a power. Ex: Polynomial: A term or sum of terms, in which all variables have wholenumber exponents, and which variables only appear in the numerator. Ex:Examples of Polynomials Classifying Polynomials Degree of a Polynomial Leading Term The degree of a term is the sumof the exponents of the variables of that term. The degree of a polynomial is the term with the highestdegree. The term in a polynomial with the highest degree.