# Math Vocab Ch. 8

## 11 terms · These are the 10 terms that I have for the math vocab quiz on chapter 8.

### Binomial

a polynomial of two terms

### Degree of a monomial

the sum of the exponents of the variables of a monomial

### Degree of a polynomial

the highest degree of any term of the polynomial

### Difference of two squares

an expression of the form a² - b². it can be factored as (a+b)(a-b)

### Factoring by grouping

a method of factoring that uses the Distributive Property to remove a common binomial factor of two pairs of terms

### Monomial

a real number, a variable, or a product of a real number and one or more variables with whole-number exponents

### Perfect-square trinomial

any trinomial of the form a² + 2ab+ b² or a² - 2ab + b²

### Polynomial

a monomial or the sum or difference of two or more monomials. a quotient with a variable in the denominator is not a ____________.

### Standard form of a polynomial

the form of a polynomial that places the terms in descending order by degree

### Trinomial

a polynomial of three terms

### Scientific notation

A number expressed in the form a x 10ⁿ, where n is an integer and 1 < a < 10