A polynomial is a combination of terms separated using or signs. Polynomials cannot contain any of the following:

1. Variables raised to a negative or fractional exponent. (,,).

2. Variables in the denominator. (,,).

3. Variables under a radical. (,,).

4. Special features. (trig functions, absolute values, logarithms, ).

Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Combine and .

Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Combine and .

Apply the distributive property.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify each term.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Subtract from .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Determine if the expression breaks any of the rules.

Does not break any of the rules

Determine if the expression is a polynomial.

Polynomial

Determine if a Polynomial (5/7t^3+2/3t^2-1/4)-(5/28t^3+1/2t^2+1/2)