Think you’ve got your head wrapped around **Polynomials**? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!

Q. Which expression is equivalent to 2^{-4}?

-16

16

1^{-16}

Q. What is the cube of ?

2^{5}

2^{10}

Trick question; you can't cube something that disgusting-looking.

Q. Evaluate 2^{x} + *x*^{2} for *x* = -2.

0

8

Okay, I'm done evaluating it. I give it three and a half stars.

Q. The expression 3*x*^{2} + 3*x*^{4} + 4^{(-1)} + *xy* is

not a polynomial because 4 is raised to the exponent -1

not a polynomial because it contains two variables

not a polynomial because the terms are not written in descending order by exponent

a polynomial

not a polynomial because it didn't know the secret password

Q. The expression 4*xy* + 2*x*^{2y} + 3*xy*^{-4} is

not a polynomial because y is raised to the exponent -4

not a polynomial because it contains two variables

not a polynomial because it has no constant term

a polynomial

not a polynomial because it doesn't frequent any of the usual polynomial hangouts

Q. The polynomial 3*x*^{3} + 4*x* + 7 is

a monomial

a binomial

a trinomial

quadratic

acrobatic

Q. What is the degree of the polynomial 4*x*^{24} + 6*x*^{2} + 7*x* + 2?

3

4

24

27

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Q. What is the degree of the multivariable polynomial 3*x*^{2}*y*^{6} + 4*xy*^{8} + 2*x*^{4}*y*^{5}?

2

3

8

9

2,389 (we couldn't choose between the answer choices, so we're taking them all)

Q. What is the degree of the polynomial 0?

0

1

0 is not a polynomial

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Never mind the degrees...what about the wind chill?

Q. What is a "quadratic polynomial?"

A polynomial with 4 terms

A polynomial with degree 4

A polynomial with degree 2

A polynomial with 2 terms

A polynomial with powerful upper thighs