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Math SAT

I'm preparing for the math section of the SAT but there's just one part that really stumps me. I just can't seem to understand much about polynomials, finding zeroes/roots, and factoring. I also tried learning from Khan academy and other YouTube videos but none of them are helping. Are there any other websites that I should check out that could help me? I just need resources to understand this stuff.

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8 months ago

Hi!

I’m still a 8th grader ( doing 9th grade math. ) So I can’t answer all your questions. But I might have some helpful notes that your could use :

What are the types of polynomials? What ARE polynomials?!

What are the types of polynomials?

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Monomials

A monomial is a number, variable, or a product of a number and one or more variables. A monomial can also include positive exponents. Remember, no negative exponents are allowed. Monomials cannot have addition or subtraction signs in them.  They can't have a variable in the denominator either.

Examples of Monomials : 

5

 x

 5x

 5xy

 5xy2

Examples of numbers that are NOT monomials : 

5-2

5xy + 2

6/x

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Binomials

Binomials are just two monomials;

Examples of Binomials : 

5 + 2

 x + y

 5x - 4x2

 5xy - 6

 5xy2- 7xy

Examples of numbers that are NOT Binomials : 

5-2

5xy

5xy + 2-2

5xy + 2+6

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Trinomials

Trinomials are just three monomials;

Examples of Trinomials : 

5 + 2 + 6

 x + y + 3

 5x - 4x2 + 2

 5xy - 6 - 5xy

 5xy2- 7xy + 7

Examples of numbers that are NOT Trinomials : 

5-2

5xy +3

5xy + 2-2+3

5xy + 22

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So, what ARE polynomials?  Well lookee 'ere :

Polynomials

A monomial, or multiple monomials.

Examples of Polynomials :

5 + 2 + 6

 x + y + 3

 5x - 4x2 + 2

 5xy - 6 - 5xy

 5xy2- 7xy + 7

5 + 2

 x + y

 5x - 4x2

 5xy - 6

 5xy2- 7xy

5

 x

 5x

 5xy

 5xy2

Examples of numbers that are NOT Polynomials :

5-2

5xy2- 7xy + 7-2

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A polynomial in standard form is written by ordering the terms in a way that the degrees of the terms are descending from left to right.

Ex: 2x8+7x3y3+5x+3

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