Glossary

binomial
A binomial is a polynomial with exactly two terms.
degree of a constant
The degree of a constant is $0$ .
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 $a{x}^{m}$ , where $a$ is a constant and $m$ 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.