Polynomials

Introduction

A polynomial is a function which is the sum of terms, each term being the product of a scalar number and a positive power of a variable. The degree of a polynomial is the highest power to which the variable is raised.

Use

Example

The function

f(x) = x2 + 3x + 2

is a polynomial.

Example

The degree of the polynomial

f(x) = x2 + 3x + 2

is

2