Algebra II Terms
Get down with the lingo
Binomial TheoremA way to expand binomials raised to a power without actually multiplying them out.
End BehaviorThe way a graph of a polynomial looks at its ends. Also describes how a polynomial shakes its booty on the dance floor.
Pascal's TriangleA shortcut to find the coefficients of a binomial expansion.
Perfect Square TrinomialA polynomial of the form a2 + 2ab + b2.
PolynomialAn algebraic expression with one or more terms linked by addition, subtraction, or multiplication.
Remainder TheoremWhen dividing a polynomial P(x) by x – a, the remainder is equal to P(a).
RootA solution to an equation; aka a zero; where the graph crosses the x-axis
Synthetic DivisionA shortcut to dividing a polynomial by a binomial of the form of x – a.
ZeroA solution to an equation; aka a root; where the graph crosses the x-axis