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An expression made up of one or more terms combined by the operations of addition and subtraction. Each term consists of a constant multiplied by wholenumber powers of variables.
Examples
3x^{2} + 2x + 7
x^{4} + 5
xy + 3x + 4y + 12 


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a oneterm polynomial
Examples
2n
x^{3}
ab 


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a twoterm polynomial
Examples
2ab^{2} − 8ab
x + 5
ab + ac 


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a threeterm polynomial
Examples
x^{2} + 3x +2
a^{2}b + ab^{2} + 12
3 − 2x − 1x2 


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the highest power of a variable in a polynomial 


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a term used to refer to a 2nddegree polynomial 


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a term used to refer to a 3rddegree polynomial 


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a term used to refer to a 4thdegree polynomial 


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A number or polynomial that is multiplied by another number or polynomial to form a product. To __________ a polynomial is to rewrite it as a product of two or more other polynomials. 

