Degree | Name of the Polynomial | Form of the Polynomial | Example |
0 | Constant Polynomial | f(x) = a, a is a constant. | f(x) = 2 |
1 | Linear Polynomial | f(x) = ax + b , a ≠ 0 | f(x) = 3x + 4 |
2 | Quadratic Polynomial | f(x) = ax^{2} + bx + c , a ≠ 0 | f(x) = 2x^{2} + 4x - 4 |
3 | Cubic Polynomial | f(x) = ax^{3} + bx^{2} + cx + d , a ≠ 0 | f(x) = 3x^{3} - x^{2} + 4x + 5 |
4 | Quartic Polynomial | f(x) = ax^{4} + bx^{3} + cx^{2} + dx + e , a ≠ 0 | f(x) = - 4x^{4} + 3x^{3} - x^{2} + 8x + 6 |