coefficient of the first term of a polynomial written in standard form, which places the term with the highest degree first
function whose rule is a polynomial in one variable, which is a sum or difference of terms of the form , where is a real number and is a nonnegative integer
polynomial in one variable
sum or difference of terms of the form , where is a real number and is a nonnegative integer
process of long division of polynomials where only the coefficients and constants are recorded. The divisor must be a linear factor with a coefficient of 1.