Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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Chapter 11 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - 11.2 Polynomial Functions - Exercises and Problems for Section 11.2 - Exercises and Problems: 1

Answer

No, the function $y=5^{x}-2$ is not a polynomial.

Work Step by Step

In order for a function to be a polynomial, it cannot have a variable in the exponent position.
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