Multiply/Divide Polynomials

MULTIPLICATION OF POLYNOMIALS

Every term in the first polynomial must multiply every term in the second polynomial.

MONOMIAL BY POLYNOMIAL
                                           

BINOMIAL BY BINOMIAL ... FOIL [First, Outer, Inner, Last] 
                                                                     
                                                          

POLYNOMIAL BY POLYNOMIAL

                        

DIVISION OF POLYNOMIALS

DIVISION BY A MONOMIAL DIVIDE EACH TERM IN THE NUMERATOR BY THE TERM IN THE DENOMINATOR

                                

DIVISION BY A BINOMIAL...USE POLYNOMIAL LONG DIVISION

                                         

DIVISION BY A BINOMIAL...USE SYNTHETIC DIVISION

General Algebra Tips

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