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163 votes
19 answers
21k views

What actually is a polynomial?

37 votes
9 answers
10k views

Why does the discriminant tell us how many zeroes a quadratic equation has?

36 votes
12 answers
9k views

Does $i^4$ equal $1?$

11 votes
4 answers
24k views

How to calculate the surface area of a cube given a diagonal?

8 votes
2 answers
732 views

Why is $1-\frac{1}{3}+\frac{1}{5}-\frac{1}{7}+\cdots = \frac{\pi}{4}$? [duplicate]

7 votes
3 answers
685 views

Does $x^{-1}$ have -1 zeroes?

5 votes
3 answers
2k views

What happens to an absolute value graph if $|x|$ has a coefficient

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is $-1$ a perfect square? [closed]

3 votes
1 answer
10k views

How to determine the smallest numbers with $n$ factors

2 votes
4 answers
194 views

Why does $x^{\frac{1}{a}} = \sqrt[a]{x}$?

1 vote
1 answer
972 views

How do I go about raising a number to the $i^{th}$ power?

1 vote
2 answers
94 views

Why was this answer incorrect?

1 vote
3 answers
54 views

How do I continue solving this polynomial division?

1 vote
1 answer
14k views

What does the notation [x] mean in this question?

1 vote
1 answer
365 views

Maximizing Area of a Rectangle Given a Rectangle with Semicircles on Each End

0 votes
1 answer
970 views

Can $x^4+x^2-12$ be factored over the rationals?

0 votes
1 answer
24 views

Find the trig value of -x given the trig value of x

0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Who's interpretation of terms is correct?

0 votes
4 answers
186 views

What are multiplicative inverses?

0 votes
4 answers
505 views

How can $y=x^4 + 1$ have 4 zeros?

0 votes
2 answers
6k views

How do I factor "Higher order" polynomials?

0 votes
4 answers
4k views

Why is every factor of a polynomial equal to 0?

-1 votes
2 answers
159 views

Is $ \infty^{\infty} = \aleph_0$?

-1 votes
3 answers
294 views

Why is $\sqrt{x} =- 1$ extraneous?

-1 votes
4 answers
64 views

Why do these two methods of 'solving' output different solutions?