74-4(3⋅(9-4))+52

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. (2x-2,x12,…).

2. Variables in the denominator. (1x,1×2,…).

3. Variables under a radical. (x,x3,…).

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

Simplify each term.

Subtract 4 from 9.

74-4(3⋅5)+52

Multiply 3 by 5.

74-4⋅15+52

Multiply -4 by 15.

74-60+52

Raise 5 to the power of 2.

74-60+25

74-60+25

Simplify by adding and subtracting.

Subtract 60 from 74.

14+25

Add 14 and 25.

39

39

39

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 74-4(3*(9-4))+5^2