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shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Explain what are polynomials?
shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Explain what are polynomials?

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lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a group of terms with a variable and a constant

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's the simplest i can put it

shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would you like to elaborate it? @lgbasallote

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2A polynomial is an expression that consists only of the addition, subtraction, and multiplication of nonnegative integer exponents of variables and constants. They look like: x^2+2x+1, or x50, or x^5+x^4+x^3+x^2+x+1

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, you can't have 1/x as a term, for example. You can't have x^2/3 as a term either. But you can have x taken to any natural number power.

shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can we call y=x^2 as polynomial

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^that's an elaboration

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2x^2 is a polynomial. Polynomials are expressions, not equations

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is a polynomial function

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also, a negative power can't be a polynomial because then that includes division.

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Generally we name them after the number of terms they have, also. So if it is x+1, it's a binomial. x^2+x+1 is a trinomial. More than three terms is a polynomial.

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what qualifies polynomials is that the degree MUST be a nonnegative integer (i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Give me basic definations of expression ,equation and further more if you remeber? @nbouscal

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.20 is also okay for the degree because then it's the constant term :P

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Expression doesn't have an =, equation does have an =

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 2 is a polynomial...it has a degree of zero x is a polynomial with degree 1 x^2 is polynomial with dgree 2 and so on

shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The what about x^2.5 @lgbasallote

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0equations contain equal signs nuff said

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 has a degree of 1.

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since it has a decimal point it is not @shahzadjalbani

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the degree has to be INTEGERS (nonnegative)...which means whole numbers

nbouscal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2the exponent has to be a natural number. A number in the set {0,1,2,...}. No fractions or decimals or negatives allowed

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ParthKohli 2 has a degree of 0

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you look at the exponent of the variable...the exponent of the variable in 2 is 2x^0

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see but the highest power is 1.

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\( \color{Black}{\Rightarrow 2^1 \times x^0 }\)

shahzadjalbani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you all I got it .................!

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\( \color{Black}{\Rightarrow x \ne 0 \text{ btw} }\)

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The degree of a (nonzero) constant term is 0 source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynomial
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