**What is a Term**?

**Definition of Term: **In algebra, terms are the values on which the mathematical operations take place in an expression. A term can be a constant or a variable or both in an expression.

Terms are separated by + or − signs, or sometimes by divide.

**What is a Term in Math**

In the expression, 4a + 3, 4a, and 3 are terms.

Here is another example, in which 4x and 8 are terms that form the expression 4x + 8.