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.
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