Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions
Polynomials: Algebraic expressions with their variables having whole numbers as exponents or powers are called polynomials. Some possibilities while multiplying polynomials      â€¢  Monomial Ã—  Monomial      â€¢  Monomial Ã— Binomial      â€¢  Monomial Ã— Trinomial      â€¢  Binomial Ã— Binomial      â€¢  Binomial Ã— Trinomial The product of monomials is equal to the product of their coefficients multiplied by the product of their variables. Product of Monomials = Product of Coefficients x Product of Variables.  Steps to multiply polynomials 1. Apply the distributive law to reduce the multiplication of expressions to products of monomials. 2. Add the powers of the variable, if a variable is multiplied with itself. 3. Add the like terms in the product. Distributive law: a x (b + c) = (a x b) + (a x c)

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Polynomials: Algebraic expressions with their variables having whole numbers as exponents or powers are called polynomials. Some possibilities while multiplying polynomials      â€¢  Monomial Ã—  Monomial      â€¢  Monomial Ã— Binomial      â€¢  Monomial Ã— Trinomial      â€¢  Binomial Ã— Binomial      â€¢  Binomial Ã— Trinomial The product of monomials is equal to the product of their coefficients multiplied by the product of their variables. Product of Monomials = Product of Coefficients x Product of Variables.  Steps to multiply polynomials 1. Apply the distributive law to reduce the multiplication of expressions to products of monomials. 2. Add the powers of the variable, if a variable is multiplied with itself. 3. Add the like terms in the product. Distributive law: a x (b + c) = (a x b) + (a x c)

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