BINOMIAL

Definition of Binomial

Binomial is an algebraic expression (or a polynomial) containing two terms that are not like terms

Examples of Binomial

    6x 3 and 2t 5 are two examples of binomials.
    They contain each two terms that are not like terms.

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Solved Example on Binomial

Ques: What is the area of a rectangle that is 2x + 3 units long and x units wide?

    Choices:
    A. 3x
    B. 2x + 3
    C. 2x2 + 3x
    D. 3x + 3
    Correct Answer: C

Solution:

    Step 1: The area of a rectangle is found by multiplying the length and the width
    Step 2: The area of the rectangle in its simplified form is a binomial
    x(2x + 3) = 2x2 + 3x