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Terms and Factors in Algebraic Expressions

Terms and Factors in Algebraic Expressions

Author: Anthony Varela

This lesson defines terms and factors in algebraic expressions.

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  • Algebraic Expression

    A combination of numbers, variables, and operators representing a quantity.

  • Term

    A collection of numbers, variables, and powers combined through multiplication.

  • Factor

    A number or quantity used in multiplication.

  • Polynomial

    An expression containing several terms.

  • Coefficient

    The number in front of a variable term that acts as a factor or multiplier.

  • Variable

    A quantity that can change, expressed as a letter or symbol.

  • Constant

    A term with no variable component.