College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.4: 1

Answer

Yes, the algebraic expression is a polynomial: $3x^2+2x-5$.

Work Step by Step

The degrees of the variables in the algebraic expression are non-negative, so this is a polynomial. To put in standard form, put in decreasing order of degree.
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