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An exponent is a quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression.

A coefficient is a numerical or constant quantity placed before and multiplying the variable in an algebraic expression.

In the expression 4x^2 (four x squared) the four is the coefficient and the 2 is the exponent.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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