## Glossary

- binomial
- A binomial is a polynomial with exactly two terms.

- degree of a constant
- The degree of a constant is [latex]0[/latex] .

- degree of a polynomial
- The degree of a polynomial is the highest degree of all its terms.

- degree of a term
- The degree of a term of a polynomial is the exponent of its variable.

- monomial
- A term of the form [latex]a{x}^{m}[/latex] , where [latex]a[/latex] is a constant and [latex]m[/latex] is a whole number, is called a monomial.

- polynomial
- A polynomial is a monomial, or two or more monomials, combined by addition or subtraction.

- trinomial
- A trinomial is a polynomial with exactly three terms.