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Baldwin777
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because of the equation

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I mean, why do you think it is a polynomial function?

Baldwin777
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because of the terms? I really honestly don't know if it is

Baldwin777
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it is a polynomial function what is it's type?

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, does it look like this thing?\[ax^2 + bx + c\]If it does, then it's a polynomial function. Remember that \(a,b,c\) can hold the value \(0\) too.

Baldwin777
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It somewhat looks like that, except that it's flipped

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, but it still is. So it's a polynomial :)

Baldwin777
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so what wold the polynomials type be? linear, cubic, quadratic?

Aeronautix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A polynomial function is defined as a function f(x) = ax^n + bx^(n1) + ... + cx^(n(n2)) + dx^(n(n1)) + ex^(nn) = ax^n + bx^(n1) + ... +cx^2 + dx + e. In your equation, c=7 and e=5 are coefficients, and the rest of the coefficients are equal to zero so those terms don't appear. Therefore your f(x) represents a polynomial function.

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is the highest power of \(x\) which you see?

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the highest power is 1, then linear. If 2, then quadratic. If 3, then cubic. If 4, then quartic.

Baldwin777
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, thank you all you really made me understand this a lot better

Aeronautix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it fits the definition of a polynomial function, then it can be called a polynomial function. Math is mostly a lot of definitions! :)
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