# What are monomials used for?

## Question:

What are monomials used for?

## Monomials:

A monomial is a term within an algebraic expression, or polynomial. Terms are separated by addition and subtraction in a polynomial. A monomial can be a lone number or variable, or it can be a product of a number and variables. The exponents of the variables must be positive integers.

## Answer and Explanation:

Monomials are used in algebraic topics to represent various unknown values. They can be used to represent mass, distance, area, volume, and many other...

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