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  • 2 years ago

Which of the following expressions is a polynomial? (answer choices inside)

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  1. iheartfood
    • 2 years ago
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    Answer choices, A,B,C,D from top to bottom :) which is a polynomial? :)

  2. jim_thompson5910
    • 2 years ago
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    in order to be a polynomial, all exponents (over the variables) must be positive whole numbers

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    the exponents can't be variables

  4. iheartfood
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    okay, all the exponents are numbers in the answer choices tho

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    no

  6. iheartfood
    • 2 years ago
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    except for answer choice c.

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    yes

  8. iheartfood
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    so C is out then right?

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    also, the square root of variables is not allowed

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    if it were a polynomial

  11. iheartfood
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    okay so answer choice A is out... all thats left is B and D right?

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    and finally, dividing by variables (or variable expressions) isn't allowed in polynomials

  13. iheartfood
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    oaky so B is out?? my answer is D. ?? the last one on the answer choice list?

  14. jim_thompson5910
    • 2 years ago
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    yes

  15. iheartfood
    • 2 years ago
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    kk thank youu :)

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