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# Polynomials: Polynomial, Wherefore Art Thou, Polynomial? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Polynomials? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. 1. Which expression is equivalent to 2-4?

-16
16
1-16
Q. What is the cube of ?

25
210
Trick question; you can't cube something that disgusting-looking.
Q. Evaluate 2x + x2 for x = -2.

0
8
Okay, I'm done evaluating it. I give it three and a half stars.
Q. The expression 3x2 + 3x4 + 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 4xy + 2x2y + 3xy-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 3x3 + 4x + 7 is

a monomial
a binomial
a trinomial
acrobatic
Q. What is the degree of the polynomial 4x24 + 6x2 + 7x + 2?

3
4
24
27
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Q. What is the degree of the multivariable polynomial 3x2y6 + 4xy8 + 2x4y5?

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