Algebra 2 Common Core

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ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5-2 Polynomials, Linear Factors, and Zeros - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 295: 62


Standard form: $-7x^4-x^3$ Degree = 4 Number of terms = 2 This polynomial is a quartic binomial.

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RECALL: A polynomial is written in standard form if its terms are arranged in descending degree. Simplify the given expression and write the polynomial in standard form: $=-7x^4-2x^3+x^3 \\=-7x^4-x^3.$ This polynomial has a degree of 4 and it has two terms. Thus, it is a quartic binomial.
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