A multiplicative factor (usually indexed) such as one of the constants a_i in the polynomial


In this polynomial, the monomials are x^n, x^(n-1), ..., x, and 1, and the single variable is x.

See also

Binomial Coefficient, Cartan Torsion Coefficient, Central Binomial Coefficient, Clebsch-Gordan Coefficient, Coefficient Field, Coefficient Notation, Commutation Coefficient, Correlation Coefficient, Lagrangian Coefficient, Multinomial Coefficient, Pearson's Skewness Coefficients, Quartile Variation Coefficient, Racah V-Coefficient, Racah W-Coefficient, Regression Coefficient, Roman Coefficient, Triangle Coefficient, Undetermined Coefficients Method, Variation Coefficient Explore this topic in the MathWorld classroom

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