Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

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Taught by MrA
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on adding and subtracting polynomials, students learn how to identify and combine like terms, find the opposite of polynomials, and use algebra tiles to simplify expressions. The lesson includes several examples and a word problem, as well as a discussion of how to find the measure of a missing angle in a pentagon. By the end of the video, students should have a solid understanding of how to add and subtract polynomials with ease.

Lesson Description:

How to add and subtract polynomials with several examples.

Additional Resources:
  • Adding Polynomials HW - Homework with answers based on adding and subtracting polynomials including some finding the degree of a polynomial.
  • Lesson Slides - Slides that are written on from the lesson.
Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you add and subtract polynomials?
  • What are like terms?
  • When can you combine terms?
  • How can you add or subtract polynomials with Algebra tiles?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    A good run-through of how to add and subtract polynomial expressions. This lesson gives you several examples of adding and subtracting, including an overview of when expressions can be combined. A good lesson with a good homework resource for extra practice.
  • precious_15

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    This helped me alot thnx...!!!