# homogeneous polynomial

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## homogeneous polynomial

[‚hä·mə′jē·nē·əs ‚päl·ə′nō·mē·əl]
(mathematics)
A polynomial all of whose terms have the same total degree; equivalently it is a homogenous function of the variables involved.
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In this section, we suggest two hypotheses concerning inequality changes to explain the Korean economy; the cubic form hypothesis and the flying geese pattern of regional development hypothesis.
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The central cubic form of the Stadthaus, clad in the same Rosa Dante granite as the newly paved parvis, relates to the colour and nature of the cathedral masonry.

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