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likecrazy143

  • 3 years ago

Classify 3x^5 - 8x^3 - 2x^2 + 5 by number of terms.

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  1. UnkleRhaukus
    • 3 years ago
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    how many terms can you count/

  2. UnkleRhaukus
    • 3 years ago
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    iff the is exactly one term its a monomial iff the is exactly two terms its a binomial iff the is exactly three terms its a trinomial iff there is exactly four terms its a quadrinomial iff there is exactly five terms its a quintinomial ...

  3. Fall12-13
    • 3 years ago
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    Okay, so there are four terms here: 3x^5 8x^3 2x^2 5 So, its a quadrinomial. Thanks to Rakhus too xD

  4. .Sam.
    • 3 years ago
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    Normally when more than 3 terms they would call it polynomial, but quadrinomial works too.

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