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like terms

2 or more terms with the same variables, having the same exponents.
EX: 6k and k 

monomial

term with no variable in the denominator.
EX: 5 or 3w/5 

degree of monomial

sum of exponents of the variables.
EX: 5x degree 1 

polynomials

sum/difference of 2 or more monomials.
EX: 9x^2+x^3+3x^2+5 

degree of polynomial

the degree of monomial with the greatest exponent.


binomial

polynomial of 3 unlike terms.


trinomial

polynomial of 3 unlike terms.


distributive property

multiply one term by each of the terms in the parantheses.


Greatest Common Factor

the greatest factor that divides evenly into each term of an expression.


F.O.I.L.

first, outer, inner, last. The order in which you multiply when in parenthises.


constant

0 degree (3)


linear equation

1 degree (2y+3)


quadratic

2 degrees (3x^2+7x+6)


cubic

3 degrees (5a^3+2)


quartic

4 degrees (6y^4+4x^2+2)


quintic

5 degrees (2x^5)


perfect square trinomial

a^2+2ab+b^2


difference of squares

(x8)(x+8)


perfect square binomial

a^2b^2
