How do you determine if #d+3d^c# is a polynomial and if so, how do you identify if it is a monomial, binomial, or trinomial?
1 Answer
Sep 1, 2017
See explanation.
Explanation:
This expression is not a polynomial.
A polynomial of 1 variable is only an expression in a form:
where
In the given expression the first term is a legal term in a polynomial, but the second is not because:

it has a variable
#c# in the exponent 
The exponent has a minus sign
The only legal exponents in a polynomial are natural numbers (or zero)