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dietrich_harmon
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Is the difference of two polynomials always a polynomial? Explain.
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dietrich_harmon Group Title
Is the difference of two polynomials always a polynomial? Explain.
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@Lilith
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Shadowys Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
take this \(x^2 +x+2\) and \(x^2 +x+4\) are their difference a polynomial?
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the two expressions are polynomials rite?
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dietrich_harmon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes
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Shadowys Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but subtracting the second from the first, gives us an integer, which is not a polynomial. This is a counter example
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so the answer is
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Shadowys Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It is shown that it's no.
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findme Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
actually it is yes
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LogicalReason Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmm ... I believe that integers are polynomials. An integer is simply a polynomial of degree zero.
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Shadowys Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well, it seems so...though that would means any expression is a polynomial as long as the degree is a positive integer
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findme Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
f(x)=0 f(x)=3 are both polynomials to get the definition of polynomial: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynomial
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findme Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
degree is nonnegative, so it can be 0 degree
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