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\[A) x^5+x\frac{ 1 }{ 4 } B)4c^2\frac{ 5 }{ c } C)5y+\sqrt{y}+7 D) 2t^46t+\]
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MathmuseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I cheated and went to wikipedia but the definition is good "a polynomial is an expression of finite length constructed from variables (also called indeterminates) and constants, using only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and nonnegative integer exponents." pay particular attention to the the very last qualifier of the quote
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MathmuseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Which exponents are not integers in the expressions you listed?
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MathmuseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in a) the exponents on you x variable are 5, and 1. both integers in b) the exponents on the c variable are 2, 1. both integers, but one negative. this does not fit the description of a polynomial
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MathmuseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
identify the exponents in c) and d)
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MathmuseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right, the exponent of a square root is 1/2, not an integer
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while the exponents in d) areall positive and integers
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