Intermediate Algebra 2e

# Key Terms

degree of the polynomial equation
The degree of the polynomial equation is the degree of the polynomial.
factoring
Splitting a product into factors is called factoring.
greatest common factor
The greatest common factor (GCF) of two or more expressions is the largest expression that is a factor of all the expressions.
polynomial equation
A polynomial equation is an equation that contains a polynomial expression.
Polynomial equations of degree two are called quadratic equations.
zero of the function
A value of $xx$ where the function is 0, is called a zero of the function.
Zero Product Property
The Zero Product Property says that if the product of two quantities is zero, then at least one of the quantities is zero.
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