Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 5 - Test: 15

Answer

a. $4xy^2$ Numerical Coefficient: 4 Degree of term: $3$ $7xyz$ Numerical Coefficient: 7 Degree of term: $3$ $x^3y$ Numerical Coefficient: 1 Degree of term: $4$ $-2$ Numerical Coefficient: -2 Degree of term: $0$ b. Degree of polynomial is 4.

Work Step by Step

a. $4xy^2$ Numerical Coefficient: 4 Degree of term: $1+2=3$ $7xyz$ Numerical Coefficient: 7 Degree of term: $1+1+1=3$ $x^3y$ Numerical Coefficient: 1 Degree of term: $3+1=4$ $-2$ Numerical Coefficient: -2 Degree of term: $0$ b. Degree of polynomial is 4 because the highest degree of the terms is 4.
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