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Algebra - Polynimial


Monomial A real number, variable, or a product of a real number and one or more variables. ( NO + or - signs) 18, K, 2.5xy
Binomial A polynomial of TWO terms. Examples: 4c - 2, 8k + 25
Polynomial A monomial OR the sum or difference of two or more monomials. Examples: 2x OR 3x - 7
Trinomial A polynomial of THREE terms Examples: 2x² - 4x + 5 3b³ + 7b² - b
degree of a monomial Sum of the exponents of the variables. −4x³ y² has a degree of 5
degree of a polynomial Has the highest degree of ANY term in that polynomial. x^6 + 2x³ - 8 has a degree of 6
Linear An equation whose graph forms a straight line. NO exponent on the variable. 12x + 8
Quadratic The variable has an exponent that is squared. 5x² - 9 or 3x² + 6x + 10
cubic The variable has an exponent that is cubed. 7x³ or 3b³ + 7b² - b
Fourth degree The variable has an exponent of a 4. 8x^4 – 2x³ + 3x
Created by: jennifertrenda
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