Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.3 Polynomials - 4.3 Exercise Set - Page 253: 73


The variable is raised to a negative power.

Work Step by Step

If a variable is raised to a negative power, it is a term. However, it will simplify to a fraction, and monomials are not fractions. Thus, we see that it is possible for a term not to be a monomial.
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