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August 23, 2014

August 23, 2014

Number of results: 93,471

**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 (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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

** 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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 *

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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**

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 *

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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 11, 2013 by Tom*

**Math**

Given a polynomial and one of its factors, find the remaining factors of the polynomial. Some of the factors may not be binomials. 169x^3-1690x^2-9x+90; x-10
*December 31, 2008 by George*

**math**

for the given functions f and g, find the specified value of the following functions and state their domains: f(x)=x-5; g(x)=2x^2 a.(f+g)(3)= b.(f/g)(3)= Can someone help me figure this out? pleeeease????
*March 27, 2013 by asia*

**Algebra**

Do I have this right? A first degree polynomial crosses the x axis A second degree polynomial touches the y axis without crosisng A third degree polynomial flattens against the y axis.
*November 30, 2009 by Nicki*

**Math - Trigonometry **

Let f(x) be a polynomial such that f(cos theta) = cos(4 theta) for all \theta. Find f(x). (This is essentially the same as finding cos(4 theta) in terms of cos theta; we structure the problem this way so that you can answer as a polynomial. Be sure to write your polynomial ...
*November 6, 2013 by Sam*

**Math (Algebra)**

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 21, 2013 by Dan*

**Maths**

true/false 1. a cubic polynomial has at least one zero.............. 2. a quadratic polynomial an have at most two zeroes.......... 3. if r(x)is the remainder and p(x) is the divisor, then degree r(x) < degree p(x)............ 4. if zeroes of a quadratic polynomial ax^2+b^x...
*June 14, 2013 by Shiana*

**Math**

Let f(x) be a polynomial such that f(cos theta) = cos(4 theta) for all theta. Find f(x). (This is essentially the same as finding cos(4 theta) in terms of cos theta; we structure the problem this way so that you can answer as a polynomial. Be sure to write your polynomial with...
*February 8, 2014 by John*

**Algebra**

Use composition of functions to show that the functions f(x) = 5x + 7 and g(x)= 1/5x-7/5 are inverse functions. That is, carefully show that (fog)(x)= x and (gof)(x)= x.
*July 29, 2009 by Alicia*

**Math**

Suppose you have a graph of a polynomial function and you can see that the function increases without bound on both left and right ends, has 4 real zereos and has 5 turning points. Based on this information, what is the minimum degree of the polynomial?
*January 27, 2013 by Suzy*

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