# 2.2 Evaluating and graphing polynomial functions Flashcards

1
Q

ex polynomial

A

x, 7a+4

2
Q

monomial

A

number, variable, or product of 2 or more numbers or variables

3
Q

ex monomial

A

6, b, 3a

4
Q

polynomial function rule 1

A

a_n is known as the leading coefficient and /=/ 0

5
Q

polynomial functions rule 2

A

all exponents are whole numbers

6
Q

polynomial functions rule 3

A

all coefficients are real numbers

7
Q

degree

A

highest exponent in the polynomial

8
Q

polynomial functions are classified

A

according to their degree (n) and number of terms

9
Q

x

A

monomial

10
Q

7a^2+4

A

binomial

11
Q

a^2+6a+32

A

trinomial

12
Q

degree 0 type

A

constant

13
Q

constant ex

A

f(x)=-5

14
Q

degree 1 type

A

lineR

15
Q

linear ex

A

f(x)=3x+2

16
Q

degree 2 type

A

17
Q

A

f(x)=4x^2+3x+5

18
Q

degree 3 type

A

cubic

19
Q

cubic ex

A

f(x)=4x^3+3x^2

20
Q

degree 4 type

A

quartic

21
Q

quartic ex

A

f(x)=2x^4

22
Q

a polynomial function is written in _____ _____ if its terms are written in ____ ___ _ ____ from ____ ___ ____

A

standard form;descending order of exponents; left to right

23
Q

polynomial

A

monomial or sum of monomials