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trinomial

(trī-nō′mē-əl)
adj.
1. Consisting of three names or terms, as a taxonomic designation.
2. Mathematics Consisting of three terms.
n.
1. A three-part taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, such as Brassica oleracea botrytis, the cauliflower.
2. Mathematics An algebraic expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs, such as x2 + 4x -3.

tri·no′mi·al·ism n.
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More recently, Feurzeig, Katz, Lewis, and Steinbock (2000a, 2000b) proposed computer-based representations of properties of monic quadratic trinomials in the plane of their coefficients (parameters).
Primitive trinomials of this form are easy to find [57, 58].
Bonnie seemed to have some competence performing basic skills such as factoring trinomials and solving first and second degree equations, yet lacked confidence for more complex problems.
After reviewing the arithmetic of whole numbers, this textbook introduces fractions, decimals, percents, and basic geometry, then explains the operations of functions, exponents, polynomials, rational expressions, radicals, factoring trinomials, and solving systems of equations.
in this experiment we chose four primitive trinomials, f(D) = D.
Emphasizing reasoning skills, this textbook introduces techniques for solving algebraic equations, graphing linear equations, adding and subtracting polynomials and rational expressions, factoring trinomials, and solving systems of equations.