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Polynomials

Polynomials

Polynomials: Polynomial, Wherefore Art Thou, Polynomial? True or False

1. Which expression is equivalent to 2-4? -> -16
2. What is the cube of ? -> 25
3. Evaluate 2x + x2 for x = -2. -> Okay, I'm done evaluating it. I give it three and a half stars.
4. The expression 3x2 + 3x4 + 4(-1) + xy is -> a polynomial
5. The expression 4xy + 2x2y + 3xy-4 is -> not a polynomial because y is raised to the exponent -4
6. The polynomial 3x3 + 4x + 7 is -> a trinomial
7. What is the degree of the polynomial 4x24 + 6x2 + 7x + 2? -> 3
8. What is the degree of the multivariable polynomial 3x2y6 + 4xy8 + 2x4y5? -> 3
9. What is the degree of the polynomial 0? -> 0 is not a polynomial
10. What is a "quadratic polynomial?" -> A polynomial with powerful upper thighs

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