Are the following statements ‘true’ or ‘False’? Justify your answer.

If the graph of a polynomial intersects the x - axis at only one point it need not be a quadratic polynomial.

If the graph of a polynomial intersects the x - axis at only one point it need not be a quadratic polynomial: **True.**

The quadratic polynomial cuts the x - axis at most at two points i.e. it can either touch x - axis at two points or one point or doesn’t touch the axis at all.

Hence the polynomial intersecting the x - axis at only one point need not be a quadratic polynomial.

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