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### Examples

- In the sequence 1, 3, 5, 7, … , each number is a term of the sequence.
- In the fraction \(\frac{5}{8}\), the numbers 5 and 8 are the terms of the fraction.
- In the ratio \(\frac{12}{5}\), the numbers 12 and 5 are the terms of the ratio.
- In the proportion \(\frac{24}{8}\) = \(\frac{6}{2}\), the four quantities are terms of the proportion.
- In the addition 5 + 12 = 17, the numbers 5 and 12 are the two terms of the addition.
- In the subtraction 15 – 7 = 8, the numbers 15 and 7 are the two terms of the subtraction.
- In the polynomial 3\(x^{2}\) – 7
*x* + 12, each of the expressions 3\(x^{2}\), 7*x* and 12 is a term of the polynomial.