A community for students. Sign up today!
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Closed

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi, cheriblsm, welcome to OpenStudy. Yes, this is a polynomial. anything with more than one term is a polynomial.

cheriblsm113
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0even if the exponents are negative?

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, the sign doesn't have anything to do with the kind of equation it is. let me know if you need more help. :) by the way, to be more specific, this is also a binomial.

cheriblsm113
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would you add the exponents as numbers to get the degree?

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the degree is just the highest exponent. Just to make sure, @Hero

cheriblsm113
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for your help, my text book does not have any information regarding negative exponents.

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you're welcome :D

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait wat oo I thought it needed more than one term to be a polynomial.

cheriblsm113
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if it has negative exponents it is not a polynomial?

poopsiedoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OH YEAH, negatives are fractions.

cheriblsm113
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a confusing problem.

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@cheriblsm113 3(x^4) * (y^1) is NOT a polynomial Polynomial terms have variables which are raised to wholenumber exponents (or else the terms are just plain numbers); there are no square roots of variables, no fractional powers, and no variables in the denominator of any fractions. Here are some examples shown on the attachment. http://www.purplemath.com/modules/polydefs.htm
Ask your own question
Ask a QuestionFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.