Polynomials

# Polynomials - of a term increases for each succeeding term...

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Polynomials polynomial  consists of two or more terms. For example,  x  +  y y 2  –  x 2 , and  x 2  + 3  x  + 5  y 2  are all  polynomials. A  binomial  is a polynomial that consists of exactly two terms. For example,  x  +  y  is a  binomial. A  trinomial  is a polynomial that consists of exactly three terms. For example,  y 2  + 9  y  + 8 is  a trinomial. Polynomials usually are arranged in one of two ways.  Ascending order  is basically when the power
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Unformatted text preview: of a term increases for each succeeding term. For example, x + x 2 + x 3 or 5 x + 2 x 2 – 3 x 3 + x 5 are arranged in ascending order. Descending order is basically when the power of a term decreases for each succeeding term. For example, x 3 + x 2 + x or 2 x 4 + 3 x 2 + 7 x are arranged in descending order. Descending order is more commonly used....
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