# What is an example of a polynomial expression?

A polynomial is an expression that consists of variables (or indeterminate), terms, exponents and constants. For example, 3×2 -2x-10 is a polynomial.

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## What is an example of a polynomial expression?

A polynomial is an expression that consists of variables (or indeterminate), terms, exponents and constants. For example, 3×2 -2x-10 is a polynomial.

**How do you write a polynomial expression?**

The steps to writing the polynomials in standard form are:

- Write the terms.
- Group all the like terms.
- Find the exponent.
- Write the term with the highest exponent first.
- Write the rest of the terms with lower exponents in descending order.
- Write the constant term (a number with no variable) in the end.

### What are the 4 types of polynomials?

They are monomial, binomial, trinomial. Based on the degree of a polynomial, it can be classified into 4 types. They are zero polynomial, linear polynomial, quadratic polynomial, cubic polynomial.

**What are polynomials in math?**

A polynomial function is a function that involves only non-negative integer powers or only positive integer exponents of a variable in an equation like the quadratic equation, cubic equation, etc. For example, 2x+5 is a polynomial that has exponent equal to 1.

## How do you solve polynomial expressions?

Step by Step

- If solving an equation, put it in standard form with 0 on one side and simplify. [
- Know how many roots to expect. [
- If you’re down to a linear or quadratic equation (degree 1 or 2), solve by inspection or the quadratic formula. [
- Find one rational factor or root.
- Divide by your factor.

**What are the 5 degrees of polynomials?**

Polynomial Functions

Degree of the polynomial | Name of the function |
---|---|

3 | Cubic function |

4 | Quartic function |

5 | Quintic Function |

n (where n > 5) | nth degree polynomial |

### Can 10 be a polynomial?

By this definition, the number 10 is technically not a polynomial. However, people will often use the symbol 10 to denote the polynomial (10,0,0,…). This is an example of a symbol being “overloaded”, which happens sometimes in math.

**How do you find a polynomial?**

## What is not a polynomial equation?

Polynomials cannot contain fractional exponents. Terms containing fractional exponents (such as 3x+2y1/2-1) are not considered polynomials. Polynomials cannot contain radicals. For example, 2y2 +√3x + 4 is not a polynomial.