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Lesson 1 - Modelling with Polynomials



 1. 

What does the 2 represent in this polynomial?

                       5x2 4x + 3
 
a.
constant term
c.
coefficient of x
b.
degree
d.
variable
 

 2. 

What does the 3 represent in this polynomial?

                       3a2 + 7ab 4b + 6
 
a.
constant term
c.
coefficient of a2 term
b.
variable
d.
degree
 

 3. 

What does the k represent in this polynomial?

                       5k + 9
 
a.
variable
c.
degree
b.
constant term
d.
coefficient
 

 4. 

Which is not a polynomial?
a.
3x + 7y - 4xy
c.
-4x2yz3
b.
-2x2 + 5x - 3
d.
mc004-1.jpg
 
 
Match the polynomial with the corresponding situation.
a.
2r - 5
c.
12h - 75
b.
7 + 3w
 

 5. 

The length of a rectangle is 7 more than 3 times the width.
 

 6. 

Casey earns $12 an hour. He saves $75 from his earnings every week.
 

 7. 

The height of a cylinder is 5 less than double the radius.
 

 8. 

Which polynomial represents the perimeter of this shape?

                        mc008-1.jpg
 
a.
10x + 26
c.
5x + 13
b.
5x - 13
d.
10x - 26
 

 9. 

Which polynomial represents the area of the shape in question 8?
a.
13x2 + 61x
c.
13x2 - 61x
b.
6x2 - 31x
d.
6x2 + 31x
 

 10. 

What is the perimeter of the shape in question 8 for x = 2?
a.
28 units
b.
46 units
c.
16 unit
d.
32 units
 



 
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