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# Algebra Ch. 7

Term | Definition |
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Monomial | A number, a variable, or a product of a number and one or more variables with the whole number exponents |

Degree of a monomial | The sum of the exponents of the variables in a monomial |

Polynomial | A monomial or a sum of monomials |

Binomial | A polynomial with two terms |

Trinomial | A polynomial with three terms |

Degree of a Polynomial | The greatest degree of the terms of a polynomial |

FOIL Method | A shortcut for multiplying two binomials |

Factored Form | A polynomial is in factored form when it is written as a product of factors |

Zero-Product Property | If the product of two real numbers is 0, then at least one of the numbers is 0 |

Root | The solutions of a polynomial equation |

Factoring by Grouping | To factor polynomials with four terms, group the terms into pairs , factor the GCF out of each pair of terms, and look for common binomial factor |

Prime Polynomial | A polynomial that cannot be factored as a product of polynomials with integer coefficients |

Factored Completely | A factorable polynomial With integer coefficient is said to be factored completely when no more factors can be found and it is written as the product of prime factors. |

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