Kevin F. answered • 11/13/13

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^{2 }- 3x + 1Yes, this is a polynomial ( an expression consisting of variables and constant coefficients that involves only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division (except division by a variable) and positive integer exponents)

There are three terms:

5x

^{2}-3x

1

The highest exponent is 2, so it is a second degree polynomial.