What are some of the characteristics and types of polynomials? Why are

polynomials used to describe many real world applications? Find and share some

examples from your personal experience, textbook reading or through

research.

What are some of the characteristics and types of polynomials? Why are

polynomials used to describe many real world applications? Find and share some

examples from your personal experience, textbook reading or through

research.

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Polynomial comes from poly- (meaning "many") and -nomial (in this case meaning "term")...so it means "many terms".

A polynomial can have constants, variables, and exponents. They can be combined using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

These are polynomials:

3x

x - 2

-6y2 - (7/9)x

3xyz + 3xy2z - 0.1xz - 200y + 0.5

512v5+ 99w5

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