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What is a Polynomial?

Polynomial Definition and examples

This is a great website explaining what a polynomial is. Be sure to take time to look at it!

Polynomials= In Depth


Monomial: comes from "mono"- meaning one. A monomial only has one term in it.

Binomial: comes from "bi"- meaning two. A binomial has two terms in it.

Quadratic equation: This is a polynomial. It consists of three terms. Standard form is

ax2 + bx + c