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August 27, 2015
Number of results: 107,958

**Graphs of polynomial functions**

What do polynomial functions look like? And what can be consider a polynomial function? Would a graph that is like an upside down V be considered as a graph of a polynomial function?
*October 9, 2007 by Jessi*

**Polynomial Functions**

What do polynomial functions look like? And what can be consider a polynomial function? Would a graph that is like an upside down V be considered as a graph of a polynomial function?
*October 10, 2007 by Jessi*

**Polynomial Functions-help**

What do polynomial functions look like? And what can be consider a polynomial function? Would a graph that is like an upside down V be considered as a graph of a polynomial function?
*October 12, 2007 by Jessi*

**Math:Polynomial Functions**

h(x) = -7x I was thinking that this was not a polynomial function because -7x is just one term making it a monomial but the answer key says it is a polynomial function. Could someone explain why that is so? Thanks :D
*September 8, 2009 by Lena*

**Writing polynomial functions**

How to write a polynomial function with the integral coefficients that have the following roots: #1.) 0, -1/2, 6 #2.) + or - 5i
*September 12, 2010 by Adam*

**Graphing polynomial functions**

How do i graph the polynomial function of: f(x)= (x+3)(x+1)(x-2) squared
*October 20, 2007 by eric*

**Math**

The function f(x) = x^2 -2x + x^1/2 is: A. A polynomial because it is continuous. B. A polynomial because it is of the form axn. C. Not a polynomial because you are subtracting 2x. D. Not a polynomial because you cant have any fractional exponents. Is the answer D?
*February 18, 2015 by Tiffany*

**Math**

All rational functions can be expressed as f(x) = p(x)/q(x), where p and q are __________ functions and q(x) ≠ 0. A. horizontal asymptotes B. polynomial C. vertical asymptotes D. slant asymptotes Is the answer D. vertical asymptotes?
*October 19, 2014 by Sarah*

**Math (polynomial functions)**

Hi there, Can someone please help me understand the relationship between the FINITE DIFFERENCE and leading coefficient in a polynomial? I need to be able to determine the leading coefficient from a finite difference.
*May 10, 2008 by Rumer*

**Math**

Can somebody explain to me how the table of value works for Polynomial Functions? :S
*September 26, 2010 by Bobby*

**math**

What conjectures/predictions can you make about polynomial functions whose highest exponent is 6, or 7?
*February 12, 2012 by bella *

**Math**

2-4 paragraphs plus two graphs Details: Many different kinds of data can be modeled using polynomial functions. An example of a polynomial function would be gas mileage for an automobile. If we compare gas mileage at two different speeds, V1 and V2, the gas required varies as...
*January 21, 2008 by Nathan*

**Math**

What is an example of two functions that intersect at least twice in the first quadrant but can neither be a polynomial or a "simple" function (i.e., sin(x), e^x)?
*April 9, 2011 by Joe Schmo*

**algebra**

Evaluate each of the functions below at x = 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. Plot the graph of each function. Classify each as linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, or logarithmic, and explain the reasons for your classifications. Compare how quickly each function increases, based on...
*March 23, 2011 by peg*

**algbra**

Evaluate each of the functions below at x = 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. Plot the graph of each function. Classify each as linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, or logarithmic, and explain the reasons for your classifications. Compare how quickly each function increases, based on...
*March 23, 2011 by peg*

**Math ( Polynomial )**

If the polynomial, x^4 - 6x^3 + 16x^2 - 25x + 10 is divided by another polynomial x^2 - 2x + k, the remainder comes out to be x + a, find k + a, please work the complete solution instead of giving simply an answer.
*April 13, 2013 by Jack*

**functions**

Suppose p (x) is a polynomial with real coefficients and p (4 + 9i)=0. What is p(4-9i)?
*November 17, 2008 by jerson*

**Algebra**

I am having problems with polynomial functions. f(x)= (x-3)(x+2)(x+4)
*August 29, 2010 by Ian*

**Calculus**

If polynomial functions f(x) and g(x) satisfy d/dx {f(x)g(x)}=2x , f(0)=−3 , and g(0)=3,what is f(10)g(10) ?
*May 13, 2013 by Tony*

**Math**

Given the polynomial functions, find the product function and the specified value. Let f(x) = x + 2 and g(x) = x - 10. Find (fg)(x) and (fg)(-5).
*February 24, 2010 by Rema*

**Math- polynomial functions**

State the number of complex roots of each equation then find the roots. I cant figure out these two! 1. 3x - 5 =0 2. c^2 + 2c + 1 = 0
*December 11, 2011 by Trace*

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

What are the polynomial names for these functions. 1.) m(x)=x+x^2-1 2.) d(x)=x+ 3.14 3.) 2-6x^2+11x^3
*November 14, 2014 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

Evaluate each of the functions below at x = 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. Plot the graph of each function. Classify each as linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, or logarithmic, and explain the reasons for your classifications. Compare how quickly each function increases, based on...
*March 24, 2011 by peg*

**Grade 12 Advanced Functions**

The polynomial 2x^3+px^2-x+6 has a remainder of zero when divided by x-2. Calculate p.
*October 13, 2011 by Rebecca*

**polynomials and polynomial functions**

Solve the equation 3z3 − 300z = 0.
*August 11, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math-Functions**

1)Expand and simplify. Express each equation in standard form. a) f(x) = -2(x-1)(x+4)(x+1)(x-3) b) f(x) = (x+2)(x+1)(x+4) c) f(x) = x(x-6) 2) For each function in question 1. state the degree of the polynomial and identify the type of function
*April 27, 2012 by sandra*

**zeros of a polynomial**

polynomial is x^3 - x^2 -11x + 15 If 3 is the zero of the polynomial, when you divide this polynomial with x-3, the remainder has to be 0? yes. If y=x^3 - x^2 -11x + 15, when y=0 the roots are on the axis.
*February 1, 2007 by Jen*

**math**

hi my name is hedi and i am in serious need with help with some math problems dealing with polynomials can some one please help me? Determine whether each expression is a polynomial. If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. (This is the question) 1.5x^3+2xy6^...
*April 28, 2008 by hedi*

**Math**

Can you check my work and tell me if I did anything wrong? 1. With the functions: f(x) = x^2 + 3x and g(x) = -3 + x what is f(x) + g(x)? Answer: x^2 + 4x - 3 2. With the functions: f(x) = x + 4 and g(x) = x -3 what is (f*g)(x)? Answer: x^2 + x - 12 3. With the functions: f(x...
*January 26, 2015 by Jenny*

**Functions in Math**

Im looking at internet sites and Im not quite understanding functions. I have a question like; A function f(x) has the properties i) f(1) = 1 ii) f(2x) = 4f(x)+6 Could you help me out. I know nothing about functions.
*October 15, 2007 by Lena*

**Calculus**

We're learning about different kinds of functions and I don't really understand the difference between rational and algebraic functions. I know that rational functions are functions that are a ratio of two polynomials, and algebraic functions are any functions that can be made...
*September 13, 2007 by Kelly*

**8th Grade Algebra**

Multiply. 1) (3t^2 - 2t - 4) * (5t + 9) Writing. 1) Explain why the product of a quadratic polynomial and a linear polynomial must be a cubic polynomial.
*May 5, 2009 by Bridget*

**rational functions**

If f(x) is a polynomial function, does 1/f(x) always have a horizontal asymptote? Explain why or why not and provide a counterexample if needed.
*May 2, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Precalculus**

Estimate the instanteous rate of change f(x) = x/(x+5) at (-3, -3/2) Could someone explain this question to me, this isn't exactly the same as polynomial functions >.<
*January 12, 2012 by Casey*

**Math**

consider the polynomial (x-a)(x-b)and the real number line Identify the points on the line where the polynomial is zero. In each of the three subintervals of the line, write the sign of each factor and the sign of the product.For which values does the polynomial possibly ...
*September 11, 2014 by Brian*

**Graphing polynomial functions**

Given f(x)= 4x^2=9x+2 and g(x)=3x-2, find and simplify the following: (f+g)(x) (fg)(x) (f-g)(3) I have a few other problems i need help with too so if you want to lend me a hand let me know.
*October 20, 2007 by eric*

**Math: Polynomial inequalities**

Show all work solve the Math: Polynomial inequality and express the solution in set notation. 2t^2 - 3 < or = to t
*October 18, 2011 by Anonymous*

**math**

1.binomial 2.degree of monomial 3.monomial 4.perfect-square trinomial 5.standard form of polynomial A.a polynomial with two terms B.a polynomial in which the terms decrease in degree from left to right and there are no like terms C.a polynomial whith two identical binomal ...
*May 12, 2010 by ed*

**Math**

Part 1: Suppose you divide a polynomial by a binomial. How do you know if the binomial is a factor of the polynomial? Create a sample problem that has a binomial which IS a factor of the polynomial being divided, and another problem that has a binomial which is NOT a factor of...
*April 27, 2015 by Help?*

**Math**

What answers this definition: A polynomial, you would write the polynomial as a product of factors.
*March 1, 2011 by Megan Ruff*

**Math**

blank is a polynomial, you would write the polynomial as a product of factors?
*March 1, 2011 by Ebony white*

**math**

Find a polynomial with integer coefficients such that (sqrt3 + sqrt5) is a root of the polynomial
*March 6, 2010 by nancy*

**math**

Find a polynomial with integer coefficients such that (sqrt3 + sqrt5) is a root of the polynomial
*March 7, 2010 by nancy*

**math**

Consider the polynomial x^3 + 6x^2 + 3x - 10. Without dividing, or graphing, which two of (x+2), (x-2), (x+1), and (x-1) must be factors of the polynomial? Why/how do you know?
*March 27, 2011 by Dan*

**math ( polynomial )**

Identify each polynomial below as a monomial, bnomial, or trinomial and name the degree x2 - 25 x2 - 6x + 7 2x + 3y - 4
*March 8, 2013 by David *

**math**

Factor each polynomial, if possible. If the polynomial cannot be factored, write prime. 15b^2-24bf
*April 11, 2013 by Melea*

**advanced functions/precalculus**

1. The function f(x) = (2x + 3)^7 is the composition of two functions, g(x) and h(x). Find at least two different pairs of functions g(x) and h(x) such that f(x) = g(h(x)). 2. Give an example of two functions that satisfy the following conditions: - one has 2 zeros - one has ...
*January 15, 2014 by Diane*

** advance functions**

Determine the values of a M and N , so that the polynomial 2x^3+mx^2+nx-3 and X^3-3mx^2+2nx+4 are both divisible by x-2. I am so lost, i do not know how to start this problem! please help i have a test soon!
*February 27, 2011 by rani*

**Math**

What is the basic principle that can be used to simplify a polynomial? What is the relevance of the order of operations in simplifying a polynomial
*September 25, 2008 by Anonymous*

**math**

Factor each polynomial completely, if a polynomial is prime say so 9x^2+4y^2
*March 9, 2009 by Debbie*

**math**

How is the range of a polynomial function related to the degree of the polynomial?
*July 3, 2015 by leslie*

**Math**

Part 1: Suppose you divide a polynomial by a binomial. How do you know if the binomial is a factor of the polynomial? Create a sample problem that has a binomial which IS a factor of the polynomial being divided, and another problem that has a binomial which is NOT a factor of...
*April 27, 2015 by Tiana*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**algebra**

can some one please help figure this problem out Determine whether each expression is a polynomial.If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. 5x^3+2xy^4+6xy can someone please help me
*April 28, 2008 by meika*

**pre-calculus**

find a bound on the real zeros of the polynomial functions. f(x)=x^4+7x^3-x-2 every real zero of f lies between - ? and ?
*October 1, 2012 by ladybug*

**Math**

What is a real zero? 1. A solution to a polynomial. 2. A non-imaginary number. 3.An x-intercept of a polynomial. 4. All of the above. The answer is 4, right?
*February 20, 2015 by Jane*

**graphing polynomial functions**

How do i graph f(x)4x-x^3-x^5? How do I graph f(x)=x^5-4x^3-12x?
*October 15, 2007 by Jennie*

**Math**

Consider the polynomial f(x) = 2x^3 3x^2 8x 3. (a) By using the Rational Zero Theorem, list all possible rational zeros of the given polynomial. (b) Find all of the zeros of the given polynomial. Be sure to show work, explaining how you have found them.
*July 22, 2009 by Carmin*

**algebra!!!! please help me!!!!**

A number is called algebraic if there is a polynomial with rational coefficients for which the number is a root. For example, √2 is algebraic because it is a root of the polynomial x^2−2. The number √(2+√3+√5)is also algebraic because it is a root...
*May 22, 2013 by bob*

**math**

Look at this trinomial 32a^4 + 18a^3 - 12a Write the polynomial as the product of the GCF of all its terms and a polynomial PLEase explain thanks
*April 18, 2011 by Karen *

**Calculus**

Find the sum and difference functions f + g and f g for the functions given. f(x) = 2x + 6 and g(x) = 2x - 6 f(x) = x^2 - x and g(x) = -3x + 1 f(x) = 3x^3 - 4 and g(x) = -x^2 + 3 State the domain and range for the sum and difference functions in #3. Find the product and the ...
*September 2, 2013 by Bee*

**math test**

Hi! I have a math test coming up tomorrow, and I need to prepare. but,i dont know how I should. . . any help would be great. she told us to: Be prepared to identify and explain functions, linear functions and proportional functions. Be prepared to use the new function notation...
*October 11, 2007 by Keon*

**algebra**

p(x)=x^3+2x^2-3x+20 one of this functions zeros is -4 When using synthetic division to find all the zeros of a polynomial function, would you plug in 4 or -4 into the actual equation?
*April 7, 2011 by Sarah*

**Math urgent**

Find a degree 6 polynomial with - 8 as a root, no other roots, and in which the coefficient of x^6 is 16. Assume that all (non-constant) factors of the polynomial correspond to real zeroes.
*November 3, 2010 by Eileen*

**Math**

The number of prisoners measured in thousands can be described by the polynomial -2.06x^2+77.85x+750. According to the polynomial, by how much did the prison population increase from 2002 to 2007?
*June 23, 2015 by T*

**Math**

You have 200 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side along the river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area _____________________________________ Among all pairs of numbers whose sum is 20...
*October 18, 2011 by Cassidy *

**Calculus**

Math questions, please help me? :(? Find the composite functions f o g and g o f for the given functions. f(x) = 10^x and g(x) = log x State the domain and range for each: f(x) = 4x + 1 and g(x) = x^2 f(x) = sin x and g(x) = x^2 - x + 1 f(x) = 10^x and g(x) = log x If f = {(-2...
*September 2, 2013 by Britt*

**math,correction**

Can someone correct these for me please.. Find the value of the polynomial 8x 6 when x = 1 and when x = 1. My answer: So when x = 1 the value of the polynomial is: 2And when x = -1 the value of the polynomial is: -14 Multiply. (x 8)2 Answer: x^2-16x+16 You first answer is...
*February 28, 2007 by jas20*

**Math ( Polynomial )**

This time three questions - 1. If (x^2 - 1 ) is a factor of polynomial ax^4 + bx^3 + cx^2 + dx + e, show that a + c + e = b + d = 0. 2. Let R1 and R2 be the remainders when polynomials x^3 + 2x^2 - 5ax - 7 and x^ 3 + ax^2 - 12 x + 6 are divided by ( x + 1 ) and ( x - 2 ) ...
*April 13, 2013 by Jack*

**Math ( Polynomial )**

This time three questions - 1. If (x^2 - 1 ) is a factor of polynomial ax^4 + bx^3 + cx^2 + dx + e, show that a + c + e = b + d = 0. 2. Let R1 and R2 be the remainders when polynomials x^3 + 2x^2 - 5ax - 7 and x^ 3 + ax^2 - 12 x + 6 are divided by ( x + 1 ) and ( x - 2 ) ...
*April 13, 2013 by Jack*

**math**

which of the functions,P,H,L,R, is a polynomial.The following are a number of terms. determine the coefficient and the degree of each a) (3/2)x to the power of five b) (root square of 2-root square of 5)x to the power nine c)7.3h to the power of to d) -13y to the power of ...
*January 16, 2011 by lilian ahmed*

**math 111 urgent please help**

Find a degree 6 polynomial with - 8 as a root, no other roots, and in which the coefficient of x^6 is 16. Assume that all (non-constant) factors of the polynomial correspond to real zeroes.
*November 4, 2010 by Eileen*

**Math**

Determine whether the expression is a polynomial, if it is state how many terms and variables the polynomial contains. state the degree -4x-2y-1 the -2 and -1 are above the Y
*June 5, 2012 by Adriana*

**Math Algebra**

Determine whether the expression is a polynomial, if it is state how many terms and variables the polynomial contains. then state the degree 7x^2+3x+3
*June 10, 2012 by Adriana*

**Math**

State whether each expression is a polynomial. If the expression is a polynomial, identify it as monomial,a binomial, or a trinomial. 1.1/5y^3+y^2-9 2.6g^2h^3k Are these the right answers? Thanks 1.No 2.Yes, monomials.
*May 5, 2010 by Shadow*

**Algebra -polynomial**

Solve the polynomial 40x^2+2x-65 Notice that for x = 1 the value is -23. The number 23 is a prime number and the only factors are thus 23 and 1 up to signs. So, you can simply the search for the factors of the polynomial a great deal by substituting: x = 1 + t which yields 40 ...
*May 7, 2007 by Algebra Help*

**Math - polynomial function**

Write a polynomial function with integral coefficients having the given roots. 1.) 0, -1/2, 6 2.) +or- 5i
*September 12, 2010 by Jason*

**maths**

How many functions f from the reals to the reals are there, such that f(f(x))=x^2−2? Details and assumptions f need not be a polynomial. f need not even be continuous.
*May 21, 2013 by rohit*

**Functions**

How do you determine (without graphing) if the polynomial has line symmetry about the y-axis, point symmetry about the origin, or neither. The function is: f(x)= -x^5 + 7x^3 + 2x
*June 3, 2012 by Seinna*

**Math **

Use the given information about a polynomial whose coefficients are real numbers to find the remaining zeros of the polynomial. Degree: 6 Zeros: -6 + 13i^3, -8 + s^2i, -3 - 4i
*June 1, 2011 by CheezyReezy*

**polynomials**

No to both questions. A polynomial is a sum of at least one integer power of x (or other unknown), each multiplied by a constant. '9' is simply a constant. 2^x is a power of 2, not a power of x. Is 9 a polynomial? Is 2^x a polynomial?
*January 7, 2007 by drwls*

**Algebra Question~!**

Suppose you divide a polynomial by a binomial. How do you know if the binomial is a factor of the polynomial? Create a sample problem that has a binomial which IS a factor of the polynomial being divided, and another problem that has a binomial which is not a factor of the ...
*April 2, 2014 by Gabby*

**Math**

use the functions f(x)=x+4 and g(x)=2x-5 to find the specified functions. (g X f)^-1 Would the answer be x+1 over 2?
*February 20, 2009 by Dan*

**Math**

Q.1)If one zero of the polynomial 3x2-kx-2 is 2 find the other zero.allso find the value of k. Q.2)If sum of the zeroes of the polynomial x2-x-k(2x-1) is 0,find the value of k Q.3)If 2 and 3 are the zeroes of the polynomial 3x2-2kx+2m find the values of k and m Q.4)Find the ...
*April 24, 2010 by stan*

**Polynomial Functions**

I have to graph some graphs but I don't the main image points for the base function to make transformations. Specfically, f(x)=x^3 f(x)=x^4 f(x)=x^5 and it goes on. How do I find them to make my transformations?
*September 11, 2013 by Alice*

**Pre Calculus**

1. Find all rational zeros of the polynomial. Then determine any irrational zeros, and factor the polynomial completely. 3x^4-11x^3+5x^2+3x 2. Find the polynomial with leading coefficient 1 that has a degree of 4, a zero of multiplicity 2 at x=1 and a zero at x=2+i
*November 21, 2011 by Josh*

**Math**

Factor the polynomial as the product of factors that are irreducible over the real numbers. Then write the polynomial in completely factored form involving complex nonreal or imaginary numbers. x^4 + 20x^2 -44=0
*January 31, 2012 by Chelsea*

**calculus-can someone please help me with this ques**

Find all zeros of the following polynomial. Write the polynomial in factored form. f(x)=x^3-3x^2+16x-48 I put: x^2(x-3)+16(x=3) (x-3)(x^2+16) For zeros: x-3=0 x=0 **My teacher stated check the equation solution again. What is the value for x and hence what is the zero for the ...
*December 27, 2012 by allison--Please help!!*

**Math - Functions**

For the real valued functions f(x) - |x| - 4 and g(x) = sqrt(5 - x) Find the composition of f o g and the domain in interval notation. Can someone help me solve this?
*May 2, 2007 by UnstoppableMuffin*

**Math - Functions**

Is it possible to graph linear functions like h(x) = 3x + 7 without doing a table of values? If it is, how? And I know the slope is 7, which means the y-intercept is (0,7).
*December 18, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Use the functions f(x)=x+4 and g(x)=2x-5 to find the specified functions. (g x f)^-1
*March 25, 2009 by Jake*

**math**

The graph of a second-order polynomial is shown below, and the intercepts with the axes are marked. Explain how you can use the graph to write the polynomial as a product of linear factors (x-a)(x-b). Be sure to state the values of a and b.
*April 29, 2015 by jay*

**math**

If the digits of a number may be any one of 0 through 9 (except the first digit cannot be zero), and the system of alternating signs of coefficients is used to create a polynomial, what is the least number m of real zeros the polynomial can have? What is the greatest number M ...
*February 10, 2013 by alicia*