What is a polynomial? - Introduction to Polynomials

What is a polynomial?

There are criteria for expressions to be called polynomials. A polynomial needs to have at last 3 algebraic terms. For instance, an expression with negative exponents is not a polynomial. In this lesson, we will also learn how to classify polynomials base on their number of terms.


  • 1.
    Which of the following is a "Polynomial"?
  • 2.
    Classifying polynomials (monomial, binomial, trinomial, or polynomial
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What is a polynomial?

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