A polynomial is a combination of terms separated using or signs. Polynomials cannot contain any of the following:

1. Variables raised to a negative or fractional exponent. (,,).

2. Variables in the denominator. (,,).

3. Variables under a radical. (,,).

4. Special features. (trig functions, absolute values, logarithms, ).

Rewrite the division as a fraction.

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

Rewrite the division as a fraction.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Determine if the expression breaks any of the rules.

Does not break any of the rules

Determine if the expression is a polynomial.

Polynomial

Determine if a Polynomial (16÷185)÷2