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, ).
Simplify the expression.
Combine and .
Move to the left of .
Determine if the expression breaks any of the rules.
Does not break any of the rules
Determine if the expression is a polynomial.
Determine if a Polynomial -2/7x^2