# 9.1: Polynomials in Standard Form

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constant

constant

In a polynomial, the number appearing all by itself without a variable is called the

*constant.*degree

degree

The**is the largest degree of the terms. The**

*degree of a polynomial***is the power of the variable, or if the term has more than one variable, it is the sum of the powers on each variable.**

*degree of a term*monomial

monomial

A**is a one-termed polynomial. It can be a constant, a variable, or a variable with a coefficient.**

*monomial*Polynomial

Polynomial

A polynomial is an expression with at least one algebraic term, but which does not indicate division by a variable or contain variables with fractional exponents.standard form of a polynomial

standard form of a polynomial

Arrangement of terms in a polynomial where the term with the highest degree is first and is followed by the other terms in order of decreasing powers.Polynomial Function

Polynomial Function

A polynomial function is a function defined by an expression with at least one algebraic term.### Image Attributions

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Learn about standard form and how to classify and simplify polynomials.

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