When we refer to terms in an equation, what EXACTLY are we referring to? Suppose for example we have:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

ab + bc + cd = A

Suppose somebody refers to term "ab". Are they referring to the syntactical NAME "ab", the IMAGE of ab (i.e., it's value), or the ARGUMENT (a,b) which belongs to some ordered triplet in the multiplication function?

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# Terms in a Mathematical Expression

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