## 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) = x

^{2}+ 3x + 2is a polynomial.

### Example

The degree of the polynomial

f(x) = x

^{2}+ 3x + 2is

2