# What is a Monomial

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This lesson provides an introduction to terms and monomials in algebraic expressions. A term is a number, a variable or a combination of both that are either being multiplied or divided. Examples of terms include 7, x, 7x, 7/x, 3xP, and z/kw. On the other hand, an algebraic expression is not a term but a combination of terms. The lesson also introduces powers or exponents, which are the base multiplied by itself to the power amount of times. Overall, this is an informative lesson that lays the foundation for translating algebraic expressions.

Lesson Description:

Introduction to terms and monomials

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