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# Polynomials.as

### HFL Math8- Polynomials

Question | Answer |
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polynomial | A sum of monomials. |

monomial | A number, a variable, or the product of a number and one or more variables raised to whole number powers. |

term | The monomials that are added together in the polynomial. |

degree of a term | The sum of the exponents of the variables in the term. The degree of a nonzero constant is zero. |

degree of a polynomial | The greatest degree of the terms of the polynomial. |

standard form | A polynomial is written in standard form if all like terms are combined and the terms are arranged so that the degree of each term decreases or stays the same from left to right. |

binomial | A polynomial with two terms. |

trinomial | A polynomial with three terms. |

simplify | To use the rules of arithemetic and algebra to rewrite an expression as simply as possible. |

expression | Any mathematical calculation or formula combining numbers and/or variables using mathematical operations. |

algebraic | Designating an expression, equation, or function in which only numbers, letters, and arithemetic operations are contained or used |

product | The result of multiplying a set of numbers or expressions. |

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