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anonymous
 4 years ago
Is this a polynomial function? if so, write in standard form.
f(x)=5x+2
anonymous
 4 years ago
Is this a polynomial function? if so, write in standard form. f(x)=5x+2

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Diyadiya
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a linear polynomial , and it is in the standard form

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, what about: f(x)=2^x? I dont think its a polynomial

Diyadiya
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Any linear polynomial is of the form ax + b, where x is a variable and a, b are constants

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@green: what's the definition of a polynomial?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a monomial of sum of monomials.

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2And what is a monomials?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0#, variable, or a product of them (ex. 5x)

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Right. So is 2^x a monomial or the sum of them?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2(also monomials can be terms like x^3, 5x^4, 20000x^1000000)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, um, h(x0=1/2x^4x^2+3x^3 in stadard form is h(x)=1/2x^4+3x^3x^2?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2is h(x) the sum of monomials?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see the mistake, sorry. *h(x)

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No, it's not. So h(x) is not a polynomial.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait, but how is it different from f(x) or g(x)?
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