The largest exponent of any term in the polynomial. It indicates the number of x-intercepts that a polynomial function has.

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Zeros (of a function)

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The inputs that yield an output of zero. These are the locations where the graph crosses the x-axis. They are also referred to as roots, solutions and x-intercepts.

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Power (exponent)

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The number of times you multiply a base by itself.

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Relative Maximum

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The highest output(s) located at a turning point where the graph changes direction.

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Term (math)

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Any coefficient and variable or constant in a mathematical expression.

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Relative Minimum

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The lowest output(s) located at a turning point where the graph changes direction.

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Distribute (Expand)

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To multiply two or more expressions (factors) together.

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Polynomial

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A mathematical expression that is the sum of a number of terms.

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Trinomial

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A mathematical expression consisting of three terms.

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Base

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A number or variable being raised to a power.

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Binomial

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A mathematical expression consisting of two terms.

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Factor

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Divide out a common term or number from an expression (verb).
Any two numbers being multiplied together (noun).

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Parts of an Equation

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Monomial

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A mathematical expression consisting of a single term.

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Leading Coefficient

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The coefficient of the term with the highest degree in a polynomial.