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# How many terms are in the expression shown? 2n + 5 - 3p + 4n

**Solution:**

Several parts of an algebraic expression separated by + or - signs are called the terms of the expression. The terms can be single numbers, variables, or the product of a number and variable.

On the basis of the number of terms, the polynomials are classified as monomial, binomial, trinomial.

The terms can be like terms or unlike terms.

- 3a
^{2}b has one term. It is monomial. - 4xy - 5 has 2 terms and it is called binomial.
- 2x
^{2}+ 3x + 4 has 3 terms and is a trinomial.

The given expression is

2n + 5 - 3p + 4n

By simplifying it

= 6n - 3p + 5

Therefore, there are 3 terms in the expression.

## How many terms are in the expression shown? 2n + 5 - 3p + 4n

**Summary:**

In the expression 2n + 5 - 3p + 4n, there are 3 terms.

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