polynomial is an expression consisting of variables and constants which involves four fundamental arithmetic operations \((\)\(+\), \(-\), \(\times\), \(\div\)\()\) and non-negative integer exponents of variables.
  • \(5\)
  • \(3x + 2\)
  • \(\frac{x^{2}}{2} - 8x + 1\)
  • Classification of polynomials
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    Zero of a polynomial or Root of a polynomial
    If \(p(x)\) is any polynomial and \(x = a\) is said to be the root or zero of a polynomial if \(p(a) = 0\).
    Also, if \(p(a) = 0\) then \(a\) is said to be the root of the polynomial equation \(p(x) = 0\).