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