Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set: 11

Answer

1; binomial

Work Step by Step

The degree of a polynomial is the largest degree of all its terms. For the polynomial $6x+.3$, the exponent on x is 1, so the degree of the first term is 1. The second term can be rewritten as $.3x^{0}$, so the degree of the second term is 0. Therefore, the degree of this polynomial is 1. The polynomial is a binomial because it has two terms.
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