28 videos in "Intro to Polynomials"

Introduction to Polynomials

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial

Multiplying Polynomials

Special polynomial products

Polynomial Long Division

Introduction to Algebra

Opposites and the Distributive Property

Multiplying 2 polynomials

Multiplying 2 binomials using the Foil or Smiley Face Method

Divide a Polynomial by a Monomial

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

Combining Like Terms

Terms and Coefficients

Distributive Property Part 1  pos numbers

Distributive Property Part 2

Multiplying Polynomials 1

Multiplying Polynomials 2

Multiplying Polynomials 3

Multiplying Polynomials 4

Multiplying Polynomials 5

Multiplying Polynomials 6

Polynomials Part 1

Polynomials Part 2

Multiplying terms

Distributive Property 3

Leading Coefficient and Degree of Polynomials

Properties of a Polynomial
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 How do you simplify an Algebraic expression?
 What does it mean to simplify an Algebraic expression?
 What is the distributive property?
 How would you simplify 3 + 4(x + 5) by distributing inside of parentheses?
 How would you subtract 5x  3 from 2x + 1?
 How do you simplify 2x + 1  (5x  3)?
 How do you subtract an entire expression that is inside of parentheses?
 How would you simplify 2.9x  0.9  0.5  2.8x?
 How can you simplify (x + 3y  6) + 2(4x  7)?
 How do you combine like terms and how do you know what terms are alike?
 How would you simplify 14  11(3m + 2n)  5m?
 How do you simplify 1/3(9x  6)  (x  2)?
This lesson is a very basic and thorough explanation of what it means to simplify Algebraic expressions. Several example problems are shown in depth for a good introduction to simplifying expressions.