IN MATH: 1. n. all factors of a term which are not the base. However, in most cases, a variable is used as a base and the coefficient is thought of as the constant term. EX. What's the coefficient of x in 9x?

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above. 2.n. a factor that helps to produce a result. EX. The coefficient of friction is quite large in this experiment.

APPLICATION: See list 210.

1. What's the coefficient of the linear term in the binomial -3x + 7?

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