# 12.3: Simplify Polynomials by Combining Like Terms

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Binomial |
A binomial is an expression with two terms. The prefix 'bi' means 'two'. |

Coefficient |
A coefficient is the number in front of a variable. |

constant |
A constant is a value that does not change. In Algebra, this is a number such as 3, 12, 342, etc., as opposed to a variable such as x, y or a. |

like terms |
Terms are considered like terms if they are composed of the same variables with the same exponents on each variable. |

Monomial |
A monomial is an expression made up of only one term. |

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. |

Trinomial |
A trinomial is a mathematical expression with three terms. |

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Mar 19, 2013
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