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Quiz 7-4: Degree, Ascending, and Descending Order



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Write the polynomial so that the powers of x are in descending order of exponents.
mc001-1.jpg
a.
mc001-2.jpg
c.
mc001-4.jpg
b.
mc001-3.jpg
d.
mc001-5.jpg
 

 2. 

Find the degree of mc002-1.jpg.
a.
7
c.
12
b.
8
d.
10
 

 3. 

State whether the expression is a polynomial. If it is a polynomial, identify it as a monomial, binomial, or trinomial.
mc003-1.jpg
a.
yes; binomial
c.
yes; monomial
b.
yes; trinomial
d.
no; none of these
 

 4. 

Which polynomial is modeled below?

mc004-1.jpg
a.
mc004-2.jpg
c.
mc004-4.jpg
b.
mc004-3.jpg
d.
mc004-5.jpg
 

 5. 

Which binomial is modeled below?

mc005-1.jpg
a.
mc005-2.jpg
c.
mc005-4.jpg
b.
mc005-3.jpg
d.
mc005-5.jpg
 

 6. 

Which polynomial is modeled below?

mc006-1.jpg
a.
mc006-2.jpg
c.
mc006-4.jpg
b.
mc006-3.jpg
d.
mc006-5.jpg
 

 7. 

Which polynomial is modeled below?

mc007-1.jpg
a.
mc007-2.jpg
c.
mc007-4.jpg
b.
mc007-3.jpg
d.
mc007-5.jpg
 

 8. 

Which binomial is modeled below?

mc008-1.jpg
a.
mc008-2.jpg
c.
mc008-4.jpg
b.
mc008-3.jpg
d.
mc008-5.jpg
 

 9. 

What is the degree of 3xy - 8x2y5 + x7y?
a.
2
c.
8
b.
7
d.
10
 

 10. 

Which of the following shows the terms of 4x3 - 6x + 2x5 +3 arranged so that the powers of x are in descending order?
a.
3 - 6x + 4x3 + 2x5
c.
2x5 + 4x3 - 6x + 3
b.
4x3 + 3 + 2x5 - 6x
d.
-6x + 4x3 +2 2x5
 

Short Answer
 

 11. 

Arrange the terms of sa011-1.jpg in ascending powers of y.
 

 12. 

Find the degree of sa012-1.jpg.
 

 13. 

State whether the expression is a polynomial. If it is a polynomial, identify it as a monomial, binomial, or trinomial.
sa013-1.jpg
 

 14. 

Model the following polynomial using a drawing.
sa014-1.jpg
 

 15. 

Model the following polynomial using a drawing.
sa015-1.jpg
 

 16. 

Model the following binomial using a drawing.
sa016-1.jpg
 

 17. 

Model the following polynomial using a drawing.
sa017-1.jpg
 

 18. 

Model the following binomial using a drawing.
sa018-1.jpg
 



 
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