# Arithmetic Course/Polynomial

## Polynomial[edit]

A polynomial is a variable that has the general form

Here, the literals represent any constant numbers.

## Monomial[edit]

Polynomials with highest degree as 1 are called Monomials. Monomial has the general form

Consider as a monomial function of x.

- x | y
- -2 | -4
- -1 | -1
- 0 | 0
- 1 | 1
- 2 | 2

General equation of a straight line with slope m = a through y intercept (0,b)

Equation of a straight line with slope m = 1 and passing through (0,0).

- x | -2 -1 0 1 2
- y | -2 -1 0 1 2

## Binomial[edit]

Polynomial of one variable has the general form

- x | -2 -1 0 1 2
- y | 4 2 0 2 4

- Parabola goes through point (0,0)

- Parabola goes through y - intercept point (0,)

- Parabola goes through y - intercept point (0,)