Polynomial Vocabulary

Polynomial - Algebraic expression with at least one term

Term - One piece of a polynomial

Coefficients - Number in front of a variable

Degree - Sum of the exponents of a term

Classify - How many terms are there (monomial, binomial, trinomial, polynomial)?

Monomial - Polynomial with 1 term

Binomial - Polynomial with 2 terms

Trinomial - Polynomial with 3 terms

*Polynomial - Anything with more than 3 terms

Sum - Addition

Difference - Subtraction

Like terms - Have the same variables and exponents

Evaluate - Plug in and find the answer