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Jacob902
 one year ago
Which of the following is not a polynomial?
A. 5  x^2 + 7x^0
B. x^8 + 2x^3 + 7
C. 3x^4
D. 5x^10  4x^8 + 2
Jacob902
 one year ago
Which of the following is not a polynomial? A. 5  x^2 + 7x^0 B. x^8 + 2x^3 + 7 C. 3x^4 D. 5x^10  4x^8 + 2

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Recall the definition of a polynomial. A norder polynomial takes on the form of: \[y = ax^n + bx^{n1} + ..+ px+ q\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Any of the coefficients of the terms can be 0.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So \[3x^4\] is a polynomial too. It just means that the coefficient of all other terms is 0.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Notice however, that all terms of polynomials have positive exponents.

Jacob902
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the degree of 7x^6  6x^5 + 2x^3 + x  8?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The degree of a polynomial would be the highest power. In this case, it is 6.

Jacob902
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which of the following shows the polynomial below written in descending order? 4x^2  x + 8x^6 + 3 + 2x^10 A. 2x^10 + 8x^6 + 4x^2  x + 3 B. 3 + 2x^10 + 8x^6 + 4x^2  x C. 8x^6 + 4x^2 + 3 + 2x^10  x D. 3  x + 2x^10 + 8x^6 + 4x^2
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