Andre Husers and Mitchell Roe
a polynimial is an expression of more than two algebraic terms, especially the sum of several terms that contain different powers of the same.
degree - the power of the exponent
standard form of a polynomial - has the terms in descending order by degree
degree of a polynomial - is the largest degree of any term of the polynomial
monomial - a number a variable or the product of a number and variable
in the exponent block has product of powers, power of a power, and power of a product in it.