### Polynomial

In mathematics, a polynomial is an expression consisting of variables (or indeterminates) and coefficients, that involves only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative integer exponents. An example of a polynomial of a single indeterminate (or variable), {math|x}, is {math|x2 − 4x + 7}, which is a quadratic polyn...
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### Polynomial

• (n.) An expression composed of two or more terms, connected by the signs plus or minus; as, a2 - 2ab + b2. • (a.) Containing many names or terms; multinominal; as, the polynomial theorem. • (a.) Consisting of two or more words; having names consisting of two or more words; as, a polynomial name; polynomial nomenclature.Polynomial: ...
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### polynomial

(from the article `synthetic division`) short method of dividing a polynomial of degree n of the form a0xn + a1xn 1 + a2xn 2 + … + an, in which a0 0, by another of the......the numbers that are added together to constitute the sum or the numerical expressions denoting them...
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### polynomial

multinomial adjective having the character of a polynomial; `a polynomial expression`
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### Polynomial

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### Polynomial

Pol`y·no'mi·al noun [ Poly- + -nomial , as in monomial , binomial : confer French polynôme .] (Alg.) An expression composed of two or more terms, connected by the signs plus or minus ; as, a 2 - 2ab + b 2 .
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### Polynomial

A function in which the output is the sum of terms that are the products of constant values and the input raised to some integer power. The polynomial of a polynomial is another polynomial. From a time complexity point of view, polynomials are well-behaved.
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### Polynomial

A function that is a sum of power functions, with positive integer exponents, multiplied by constants.e.g.
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### polynomial

An expression in which whole-numbered powers of the variable multiplied by numerical coefficients are added together. The powers of the variable must be positive integers, or zero. An example of a polynomial is 3x3 + 7x - 2. A polynomial equation has a polynomial expression, o...
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### polynomial

In mathematics, an algebraic expression that has one or more variables (denoted by letters). A polynomial equation has the form: f(x) = anxn + an-1x
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### polynomial

polynomial 1. Relating to or composed of several names or terms. 2. In biology, a taxonomic designation having more than two terms. or names of plants or animals consisting of descriptive phrases of more than three words, as those in use before binomial nomenclature. 3. A mathematical expression of two or more terms.
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### polynomial

polynomial, mathematical expression which is a finite sum, each term being a constant times a product of one or more variables raised to powers. With only one variable the general form of a polynomial is a0xn+a1xn-1+a2xn-2+…+an-1x+an where n is a positive integer and a0, a1, a2, … , an a...

### polynomial

polynomial, multinomial Used to describe a mathematical expression that has more than two terms, or a system of taxonomic nomenclature that uses more than two names.
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### polynomial

[adj] - having the character of a polynomial 2. [n] - a mathematical expression that is the sum of a number of terms
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