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MA.912.A.4.2 Add, Subtract, and Multiply Polynomials

4-Function Calculator

Functions

Polynomials

Rationals-Discrete

In Your Text

Sections 7-5 to 7-8
Pages 433-458

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What You Need To Know...

Add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.

  1. The benchmark will be assessed using MC(Multiple Choice) items.
  2. Items may require multiplication of two monomials, a monomial and a binomial, a monomial and a trinomial, or two binomials.
  3. Items may be set in either real-world or mathematical contexts.

Example One

Which expression is equivalent to the perimeter of the shaded portion of the rectangle?


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A.  2x + 10
B.  2x + 12
C.  4x + 14  
D.  8x + 28  

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Example Two

New photo imaging techniques on computers allow artists to distort an image from its original shape. Figure 1 is a square image.  Figure 2 is stretched 4 units wider and shrunk 4 units shorter than Figure 1.

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How many square units greater is the area of Figure 1 than the area of Figure 2?

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Additional Examples

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Adding Polynomials
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Subtracting Polynomials
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Multuiplying Monomials
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Monomial by a Polynomial
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Multiplying Binomials
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Applying Polynomials
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