# Polynomials And Factoring Worksheet With Answers - Chapter 8

Name:
Date:__________
Period: __________
CHAPTER 8: POLYNOMIALS AND FACTORING
Notes #6
8-1: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
A. Describing polynomials
 A ____________________ is an expression that is a number, a variable, or a product of a
number and one or more variables.
Ex:
 The _____________ of a monomial is the sum of the exponents of its variables. For a
nonzero constant, the degree is ___. Zero has ____ degree.
Find the degree of each monomial.
2
3.) 4
2
3
1.)
x
2.) 7x
y
3
A ____________________ is a monomial or a sum and/or difference of monomials.
 Standard form of a polynomial means that the degrees of its monomial terms
______________ from left to right.
 The ____________ of a polynomial in one variable is the same as the degree of the
monomial with the greatest exponent.
 5x
 7x  1
4
2
Ex: 3x
Name Using
Name Using
Number of
Polynomial
Degree
Number of
Degree
Terms
Terms
7x  4
 2x  1
2
3x
3
4 x
 11x
4
9x
5