Which polynomial is prime? A. x^3 + 3x^2 – 2x – 6 B. x^3 – 2x^2 + 3x – 6 C. 4^x4 + 4x^3 –2x – 2 D. 4^x4 + 2x^3 –2x + 4
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Which polynomial is prime?
A. x^3 + 3x^2 – 2x – 6
B. x^3 – 2x^2 + 3x – 6
C. 4^x4 + 4x^3 –2x – 2
D. 4^x4 + 2x^3 –2x + 4
A. x^3 + 3x^2 – 2x – 6
B. x^3 – 2x^2 + 3x – 6
C. 4^x4 + 4x^3 –2x – 2
D. 4^x4 + 2x^3 –2x + 4
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Examples of prime polynomials include 2x2+14x+3 and x2+x+1. Prime numbers in mathematics refer to any numbers that have only one factor pair, the number and 1. A polynomial is considered prime if it cannot be factored into the standard linear form of (x+a)((x+b).