Name:    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. a. c. b. d. 2.

Find the degree of .
 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. a. yes; binomial c. yes; monomial b. yes; trinomial d. no; none of these

4.

Which polynomial is modeled below? a. c. b. d. 5.

Which binomial is modeled below? a. c. b. d. 6.

Which polynomial is modeled below? a. c. b. d. 7.

Which polynomial is modeled below? a. c. b. d. 8.

Which binomial is modeled below? a. c. b. d. 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

11.

Arrange the terms of in ascending powers of y.

12.

Find the degree of .

13.

State whether the expression is a polynomial. If it is a polynomial, identify it as a monomial, binomial, or trinomial. 14.

Model the following polynomial using a drawing. 15.

Model the following polynomial using a drawing. 16.

Model the following binomial using a drawing. 17.

Model the following polynomial using a drawing. 18.

Model the following binomial using a drawing. 