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y=(5x^4 + 5^x -1)/(2x^3 +1)

More specifically is 5^x a valid term in a polynomial?

More specifically is 5^x a valid term in a polynomial?

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y=(5x^4 + 5^x -1)/(2x^3 +1)

More specifically is 5^x a valid term in a polynomial?

More specifically is 5^x a valid term in a polynomial?

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It is not.More specifically is 5^x a valid term in a polynomial?

A rational function is defined as the quotient of two polynomials functions. Like you said, 5

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...and gb7nash answered him. Is this really something to nitpick about?gb7nash,

there is no "like you said," because the OP didn't state that 5^x isn't

a valid term of a poynomial. Heaskedif it was.

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