In an algebraic expression, an equation or an inequality, a term that contains at least one variable quantity, represented by one or more letters.

### Examples

- In the equation 2
*x*+*y*+ 8 = 0, the terms 2*x*and*y*are variable terms. - In the algebraic expression 7
*ab²*+ 25, the term 7*ab²*is a variable term.