# 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