College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Polynomials - R.4 Assess Your Understanding - Page 48: 24


Not a polynomial.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{x}+2$ Not a polynomial because there is a ratio where x is in the denominator, meaning that it can be rewritten as: $\frac{x^{-1}}{3}$ Therefore, it is not a polynomial as it has a negative power.
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