# Polynomials

### Lindsey Thompson & Brittany Segalla 1st hour

## What are polynomials?

A polynomial is a mathematical sentence with multiple terms.

## Vocabulary

Degree - the power of the exponent

Standard form of a polynomial - has the terms in descending order by degree

Degree of a polynomial - the largest degree of any term of the polynomial

Monomial - a number, a variable, or the product of the number and variable

Base and exponent - 43 4 is the base and 3 is the exponent

Term - single number or variable, or numbers and variables multiplied together