Roots | | equals to 1 in a polynomial function |

Negative | | process of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities |

Like Terms | | where they both have positive numbers |

Quadratic Formula | | the value of x where the graph crosses or touches the x-axis: y= 0 |

Factored Form | | used when the divisor is a large number and everything is written down |

Graphing | | sudden spring or leap |

Zeros | | a number or symbol, placed above and to the right of the expression to which it applies, that indicates the number of times the expression is used as a factor. |

Simplifying | | an integer that is either positive or 0 |

Exponents | | the coefficient of the leading term |

Synthetic Division | | a formula to find out theroots of a quadratic equation from its original coefficients: x = [-b ± √(b2 - 4ac)]/2a |

Subtraction | | a minus sign |

Negative | | the operation of seeing how many times one number can go into another |

Degree of the Polynomial | | its a even number on the graph |

Lead Coefficient | | noting a quantity greater than zero |

Non-negative Integers | | where they both have negative numbers |

Positive | | the product obtained by multiplying a quantity by itself one or more times |

Odd | | the process of uniting two or more numbers into one sum |

Right side of graph going up | | involving or noting subtraction; minus |

Addition | | has the form of y=A polynomial |

Multiplication | | the degree of the leading term |

Even | | having a sign that remains the same when the sign of each independent variable is changed at the same time. |

Power | | in where x-r is a factor of a polynomial P(x) if and only if r is a root of P(x) |

Right side of graph going down | | a solution to the polynomial equation, P(x)= 0 |

Division | | its an odd number on the graph |

Long Division | | having a sign that changes when the sign of each independent variable is changed at the same time. |

Ends of graph going in opposite direction | | the highest degree of an algebraic expression |

x-intercepts | | to move, pass, or extend from one side or place to another |

Polynomial Function | | to make less complicated |

Ends of graph in same direction | | where the divisor must be of the first degree and must have the form x-a |

Cross | | a real number times the positive square root of -1also refered as a complex number |

Bounce | | when numbers look alike, have the same qualities |

Imaginary Numbers | | A diagram that shows a relationship between two sets of numbers |

Lead Term | | the act of multiplying |