A polynomial is an expression consisting of variables (or indeterminates) and coefficients, that involves only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative integer exponents.
An example of a polynomial of a single indeterminate a is a2 − 4a + 10.
- Degree 0 – constant
- Degree 1 – Linear Polynomial
- Degree 2 –Quadratic Polynomial
- Degree 3 – Cubic Polynomial
- Degree 4 – Quartic Polynomial
- Degree 5 – Quintic Polynomial