polynomial

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a mathematical expression consisting of the sum of a number of terms, each of which contains a constant and variables raised to a positive integral power
  • noun a taxonomic name of a plant or animal that has more than two terms, e.g. one giving a genus, species, and subspecies

Economics

  • noun a mathematical expression involving the sum of terms where one or more variables are raised to a power and multiplied by a coefficient
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