# Algebra 1 - 4th Edition

## Chapter 7: Polynomials and Factors

Some links are repeated for use with more than one lesson.

### 7.1 Polynomials

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/01Polynomials/01_polynomials-exponents.htm
This site contains notes on polynomials and how exponents work.

http://www.sparknotes.com/math/algebra2/polynomials/summary.html
This page contains a summary of polynomials with explanations of how they are used.

### 7.2 Rules of Exponents

http://hotmath.com/help/gt/genericalg1/section_6_8.html
This site contains practice problems about monomial factors of polynomials.

http://www.freemathhelp.com/Lessons/PreAlgebra_Exponents_BB.htm
This page contains a video tutorial with notes covering an overview of exponents.

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/exponent.htm
This page contains an explanation of exponents and their properties with examples.

### 7.3 Zero and Negative Exponents

http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/negative-exponents.html

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/exponent2.htm
This page contains an explanation of negative exponents and their properties with examples.

### 7.4 Multiplying Binomials

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/01Polynomials/12_polynomials-FOIL.htm
This page contains a lesson on how to multiply two binomials using the FOIL method.

http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/av3/smul_bin.htm
This site contains explains and illustrates the four methods of multiplying binomials.

### 7.5 Monomial Factors

http://hotmath.com/hotmath_help/topics/factoring-monomials.html

http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/av6/Lfaccom.htm

### 7.6 Factoring Trinomials

http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm

http://www.topsecretmath.org/trinomials/trinomials.html
This site contains practice problems on factoring trinomials with worked-out solutions.

### 7.7 Special Products and Factors

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/specfact.htm
This series of pages shows how to recognize special polynomials that can be factored.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/special-binomial-products.html