Equations of the type

x 3 − 3x 2 + 4x + 10

are called polynomials.

 

Here,

        x 3 , −3x 2 , 4x , 10 are called terms of polynomials.

 

Polynomial in one variable

In polynomial x 3 − 3x 2 + 4x + 10

There is only variable x.

So, it is a polynomial in one variable

 

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Note:

Constant numbers are also polynomials.

Example: 2, 3, 100, -988999 are all polynomials

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