# Simplifying Expressions and Polynomials Flashcards

## Pass the teas

1
Q

Define Binomial

Give examples

A

2 unlike terms

2y + 3x

x² - x³

2
Q

Define Coefficient

A

Coefficient is a multiplicative factor in some term of a polynomial, a series, or any expression; it is usually a number, but may be any expression (including variables such as a, b and c). When the coefficients are variables, they are often called parameters.

3x Three is the coefficient

28

3
Q

Define constant

A

A number without a variable

4
Q

Whar are like terms and what can we do with them.

A

Terms we can combine

5
Q

What is a monomial

What 3 parts do they consist of?

Can the term be zero?

What type of number must the exponent be?

The denominator cannot have a ….

A

A single non-zero term

Variables, Coefficients, Exponents

No, the term of a monomial cannot be zero

A Non-negative Interger (Whole Number)

6
Q

How do you find the degree of a monomial

A

It is the sum of the exponents

7
Q

In division of monomials if you have a negative exponent you…

A

Put it on the bottom as a positive number.

8
Q

When do you multiple the constants in a monomial expression

A

When they are in parathensis