# Polynomials: Multiplying Monomials

### Objectives:

• Students will learn about what a monomial is.

• Students will learn how to identify a monomial.

• Students will learn how to multiply different types of monomials.

• Students will practice all of these skills.

### Lesson Procedure:

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### Lesson Excerpt:

- "Today we are going to begin working with monomials. We have seen some monomials before when we were working on exponents. We just didn't call them monomials then. Now we are going to expand our definition of what a monomial is and different ways to work with them. Let's start with what a monomial is."
- "A monomial is a term that has variables and often exponents too. The term mono means 1. So when we are talking about a monomial, we are talking about one term. Another key thing about a monomial is that multiplication is the operation involved. Here is an example of a monomial."
- On Board: 14x3
- "Now let's look at this example.

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