Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 478: 24


$-2y^2+5y$ $quadratic$ $binomial$

Work Step by Step

In order to solve this problem, we need to put the equation in standard form and name the polynomial. To put the equation in standard form, we must order the monomials from highest to lowest. $-2y^2$ has a higher degree than $5y$, so it will go first. Our answer is: $-2y^2+5y$ Next, we need to name the polynomial. It is a binomial because it has two monomials (terms), and it is quadratic because its highest degree is 2. Therefore, it is a quadratic binomial.
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