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tri·no·mi·al

 (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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trinomial

(traɪˈnəʊmɪəl)
adj
1. (Mathematics) maths consisting of or relating to three terms
2. (Biology) biology denoting or relating to the three-part name of an organism that incorporates its genus, species, and subspecies
n
3. (Mathematics) maths a polynomial consisting of three terms, such as ax2 + bx + c
4. (Biology) biology the third word in the trinomial name of an organism, which distinguishes between subspecies
[C18: tri- + -nomial on the model of binomial]
triˈnomially adv
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tri•no•mi•al

(traɪˈnoʊ mi əl)

adj.
1. consisting of or pertaining to three algebraic terms.
2.
a. pertaining to a scientific name comprising three terms, as of genus, species, and subspecies.
b. characterized by the use of such names.
n.
3. an expression that is a sum or difference of three terms, as 3x + 2y + z or 3x3 + 2x2 + x.
[1665–75; tri- + (bi) nomial]
tri•no′mi•al•ly, adv.
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Translations

trinomial

[traɪˈnəʊmɪəl]
A. ADJtrinomio
B. Ntrinomio m
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trinomial

adjtrinomisch, dreigliedrig
nTrinom nt
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Multiplying binomials and factoring related trinomials
There are examples of species combinations with no community name, while others in contrast are designated with binomials, trinomials or tetranomials ("species A + species B + species C + species D Soziationen").
McGuire, "New families of quadratic almost perfect nonlinear trinomials and multinomials," Finite Fields and Their Applications, vol.
As the value of tr([[alpha].sup.k]) equals the symmetric polynomial [[summation].sup.n-1.sub.t=0][([[alpha].sup.2']).sup.k], the authors in [4] got the conditions for trinomials and pentanomials to have this property using the Newton function for symmetric polynomials [5, 6].
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Here, without losing generality, we can use trinomials or pentanomials as the primitive polynomial in this finite field [4], where both [p.sub.m-1] and [p.sub.m-2] are zero.
Knowing that a process to multiply trinomials was not presented in class, but that the process for multiplying binomials had previously been presented, the observer was seeking to identify whether or not participants could modify, or generalize, the process for binomials to trinomials.
The students in both groups were then asked to construct representations of identities on card as they had understood them through the process, and to represent other algebraic expressions such as trinomials and polynomials.
It follows that the relations between two second-power polynomials (square trinomials) are well suited for calculating a concentration index:
Appropriate for community college courses, this textbook explains how to solve algebraic equations and formulas, factor trinomials, add rational expressions and radicals, and graph parabolas, ellipses, and functions.