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Polynomial Functions

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Each problem is worth 1 point. When entering fill-in-the-blank answers, do not use spaces and use the "carrot" key to enter powers. Ex: 3x^2+5x-9. You may use your notes and book as a resource. Good Luck!

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  • 1. 
    Classify the polynomial by both degree and number of terms.-5x4 + 7x3
    • A. 

      Quadratic binomial

    • B. 

      Quartic binomial

    • C. 

      Quadratic trinomial

    • D. 

      Quartic monomial

  • 2. 
    Classify the polynomial by both degree and number of terms.4x5
    • A. 

      Quartic monomial

    • B. 

      Quintic binomial

    • C. 

      Quartic binomial

    • D. 

      Quintic monomial

  • 3. 
    Classify the polynomial by both degree and number of terms.2x3 + 3x2 - 5
    • A. 

      Third trinomial

    • B. 

      Linear trinomial

    • C. 

      Cubic trinomial

    • D. 

      Second trinomial

  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    Find a cubic model for the function.(10,500), (14,588), (16,512), (20,0)
    • A. 

      Y = -0.5x^3 + 10x^2

    • B. 

      Y = -5x^3 + 10x

    • C. 

      Y = 0.5x^3 - 10x^2

    • D. 

      Y = 5x^3 - 10x^2

  • 6. 
    Find a cubic model for the function.(-2,-7), (-1,0), (0,1), (1,2), (2,9)
  • 7. 
    Perform the indicated operation.  Combine like terms and write your answer in standard form.(3x4 - x + 3) + (3 - 2x - x4)
    • A. 

      2x^4 - 3x

    • B. 

      4x^4 - 3x

    • C. 

      2x^4 - 3x + 6

    • D. 

      4x^4 - 3x + 9

  • 8. 
    What is the degree of the polynomial  5x + 4x2 + 3x3 - 5x ?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 9. 
    Perform the indicated operation.  Write answer in standard form.(30x3 - 49x2 + 7x) + (50x3 - 75 - 60x2)
  • 10. 
    Classify by number of terms.x - 1
    • A. 

      Monomial

    • B. 

      Binomial

    • C. 

      Trinomial

  • 11. 
    Find the product.  Write your answer in standard formx(2x)(4x + 1)
  • 12. 
    Classify by number of terms.4x2
    • A. 

      Monomial

    • B. 

      Binomial

    • C. 

      Trinomial

  • 13. 
    Classify by number of terms.8x2 + 3x - 1
    • A. 

      Monomial

    • B. 

      Binomial

    • C. 

      Trinomial

  • 14. 
    Classify by degree.7x4 + x2 - 2
    • A. 

      Constant

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Quadratic

    • D. 

      Cubic

    • E. 

      Quartic

  • 15. 
    Classify by degree.x2 - 1
    • A. 

      Constant

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Quadratic

    • D. 

      Cubic

    • E. 

      Quartic

  • 16. 
    Classify by degree.10
    • A. 

      Constant

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Quadratic

    • D. 

      Cubic

    • E. 

      Quartic

  • 17. 
    Classify by degree.-22x
    • A. 

      Constant

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Quadratic

    • D. 

      Cubic

    • E. 

      Quartic

  • 18. 
    Perform the indicated operation, then write answer in standard form.(2d2 + 9) - (3d2 - 7)
  • 19. 
    Write in standard form:   x2 - x4 + 2x2
  • 20. 
    Write in standard form:  2m2 - 3 + 7m