College Algebra (11th Edition)

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Chapter R - Section R.3 - Polynomials - R.3 Exercises: 31

Answer

Polynomial; Degree of 5; Trinomial

Work Step by Step

A polynomial is a term or finite sum of terms with only positive or zero integer exponents. -7$z^{5}$ - 2$z^{3}$ + 1 is a trinomial because it has three terms, and its degree is 5 because the term with the largest degree is $z^{5}$.
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