Arithmetic Course/Polynomial
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Polynomial[edit  edit source]
A polynomial is a variable that has the general form
Here, the literals represent any constant numbers.
Monomial[edit  edit source]
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

Graph of line y = x
Binomial[edit  edit source]
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,)