# Is #h(x) = sqrt{x} times (sqrt{x} - 1)# a polynomial function and if so what is the degree?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 16, 2016

No, it is not a polynomial function. See explanation.

#### Explanation:

To find if it is a polynomial first we have to write the function s a sum of terms. To do so we have to multiply:

In a polynomial only expressions like