### Home > INT3 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.2.1 > Problem 8-66

8-66.

Decide if each of the following functions is a polynomial function. If it is, state the degree. If it is not, explain how you know.

Review the Math Notes boxes in Lessons 1.1.4 and 8.1.1.

Yes; degree

No; it contains an exponent of

.

The exponents must be whole numbers. What is the exponent of a square root?

If you were to expand and simplify, what would be the highest power of

?