A.2 -The student will perform operations on polynomials, including
a) applying the laws of exponents to perform operations on expressions;
b) adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing polynomials.

Completing the Square: Write a general rule for squaring a binomial
such as (x + b). Write your answer in mathematics or full sentences,
whichever you prefer. Make sure to give a reason for your rule.