Indicate whether the expression defines a polynomial function.R(x) = 1/x  +6If it is a polynomial function, identify the following. (If it is not a polynomial function, enter DNE for all three answers.)(a) Identify the leading coefficient.  (b) Identify the constant term.  (c) State the degree.

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Asked Oct 17, 2019

Indicate whether the expression defines a polynomial function.

R(x) = 1/x  +6
If it is a polynomial function, identify the following. (If it is not a polynomial function, enter DNE for all three answers.)
(a) Identify the leading coefficient.
 
 


(b) Identify the constant term.
 
 


(c) State the degree.
 
 
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Step 1

Refer to the question, we have to identify whether the given function R(x) = 1/x  +6

 is polynomial or not.

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R(x) =-+6
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1 R(x) =-+6

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Step 2

Now according to the definition of polynomial it is an algebraic expression that is sum...

Let letter be x
ax" a+ ax + a
Where, n should be non- negative and a,a.a,, are constants
Here leading coefficient is a
Highest degree is n
constant term is a
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Let letter be x ax" a+ ax + a Where, n should be non- negative and a,a.a,, are constants Here leading coefficient is a Highest degree is n constant term is a

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