08-6 Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial 8-6 Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial GOAL:This section will teach you how to find the product of a monomial and a polynomial. To find the product you must first put the monomial in front and the polynomial in parenthesis next to the monomial. You must know the distributive property. In this section you will need to distribute the monomial to the polynomial. When you have to multiply x^2 and x^3, you get x^5. This happens because of the exponent power rule.

08-6 Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial 8-6 Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial

GOAL:This section will teach you how to find the product of a monomial and a polynomial.To find the product you must first put the monomial in front and the polynomial in parenthesis next to the monomial. You must know the distributive property. In this section you will need to distribute the monomial to the polynomial. When you have to multiply x^2 and x^3, you get x^5. This happens because of the exponent power rule.

Here are some links to help you:

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Rules and Tips to Remember:

-When multiplying a monomial and a polynomial the Distributive Property can be used.

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-When the expressions contain like terms simplify by combining the like terms.

Example:

-Some equations contain polynomials that must be added, subtracted, or multiplied before the equation can be solved

Example:

Classifying Polynomials:

Here are some Practice Problems: