Types of Polynomials: Monomials, Binomials and Trinomials

Students will learn about polynomial, monomials, binomials and trinomials.



• Students will learn how to identify polynomials.

• Students will learn how to identify monomials, binomials and trinomials.

• Students will learn how to find the degree of a monomial and polynomial.

• Students will learn how to write terms in descending order.

• Students will practice all of these skills.


Suggested Grades:

Seventh Grade - Eighth Grade - Ninth Grade - Tenth Grade - including special education students

Lesson Procedure:

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Lesson Excerpt:

II. Types of Polynomials

- "Once again, a polynomial is a monomial or several monomials that are added or subtracted together. There are three types of polynomials. One is a monomial, one is a binomial and one is a trinomial."
- "I am going to put these notes on the board, please take a minute and copy them down in your notebooks."
- On Board: Polynomials.
1. Monomial- one term using multiplication. Usually has variables and exponents.



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